This accounting and finance degree is your first step into the vast industry.
Accountants and finance specialists have a central role in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce. The accountant has become a key player in the provision of management information to enable successful decision making, planning and control. Accounting is more than just a computational skill and the programme will develop your ability to analyse and to evaluate real life situations and effectively communicate your views and opinions. You will consider practical techniques involved in accounting and finance, and develop skills to critically analyse the theory behind these techniques.
The Accounting and Finance Division is one of only six universities to have courses accredited by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). This means that once you graduate you will be able to apply for AAT membership, providing you with a professional qualification to enhance your employability.
The Division has also retained its accreditations from ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – 9 exemptions), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) and AIA (Association of International Accountants).
For those interested in a career in the Accounting and Finance Industry