This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.
Our Accounting & Finance degree will give you an excellent working knowledge of these twin disciplines as well as a crucial grounding in business studies – providing you with the financial expertise, analytical skills, and strategic insight needed to pursue a career in the financial sector.
Top-performing students on this course will have the opportunity to obtain the ICAEW’s Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business in their final year. We are one of only a few UK universities able to offer this.
One of the key features of this degree is its flexibility; all of our accounting and finance courses share the same first year, giving you flexibility to transfer to another pathway at the end of the first year. You’ll also have the option to study abroad at one of our international partner institutions during the second semester of the second year. Currently we have partners in Australia, Canada and Europe.
If you opt to include the 30-week placement as part of your course, you’ll gain invaluable workplace experience and can see how everything you’ve learned translates into the real world. You’ll also be creating a useful network of professional contacts at the same time.
What’s more, our course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Charted Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. If that wasn’t enough, because our accounting and finance degrees offer exemptions for accountancy qualifications, upon graduating you may not have to take all the exams required to become a Chartered Accountant.
92% of our final year students said they have been able to contact staff when they needed to. Join us on live chat now to find out more, register to meet us at an Open Day to find out more about this course.
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For September 2020 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses.
This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in August to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.
Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years, or 4 years with a minimum 30-week work placement
AACSB, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
All subjects considered