Employers increasingly look for business graduates who can use financial knowledge to help inform business decisions. Our course offers the perfect blend of business and financial modules to boost your career opportunities in a wide range of fields. You'll be part of the Lord Ashcroft Business School, widely recognised by employers and professional bodies as a centre for innovative business education and training. Working alongside students and teachers from around the world means you'll learn to operate in a multi-cultural environment - vital in today's global marketplace. For the financial modules, you’ll study in our Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Finance. You'll be supported by academic researchers, professionals and our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab – a bespoke financial trading platform providing live financial information about companies trading on global stock exchanges. As well as enhancing your employability, the Lab will encourage your interest in the world's financial markets and provide opportunities for interactive staff and student collaborations. There’s also a Bloomberg app, so you can access the Lab while you’re on the move.
By the time you graduate, you'll have the confidence and intellectual capabilities needed to develop a career at managerial level in business, finance and related areas. Alternatively, you could opt to boost your employability still further with a Masters course, such as our MSc Accounting or MSc Finance. Through our Business School Intern programme, around 35 students each year get exclusive training and development, a business mentor, work experience, and a reference from our Dean. We have strong links to major awarding bodies and also host employer visits, speakers and business events; these enhance your knowledge of the job market and give you opportunities to network with employers.