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BA (Hons)Finance and Accountancy

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
Tuition fee £17,900 per year
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Overview

Study Finance at the University of Stirling and discover why we’re ranked in the top 5 universities in Scotland for Accounting and Finance and Top 20 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021).

Rooted in cutting-edge research and shaped by the latest developments in finance theory and practice, this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how stock markets work, how companies reduce foreign exchange risk, why corporate governance matters and why financial crises occur. As you study, you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in corporate finance, investment management or financial services.

An accounting degree empowers you to prepare, present and interpret financial information for a wide range of organisations, and the skills you learn will enable investors, lenders, management and others to make key decisions based on financial facts.

The ideal path to a career in accountancy combines a university degree with recognised professional qualifications. The Accountancy programme has been created with this in mind, and successful completion of the course will ensure many professional bodies give you significant exemptions from their exams

Career opportunities

Following your studies in finance you’ll be well positioned to pursue careers across the whole spectrum of business. Roles related directly to your degree include:

financial analyst for a fund management institution
dealer on the stock exchange
financial planner
investment banker
financial market regulator

Finance graduates from Stirling are applying their skills in a range of jobs all over the world – from the UK and Ireland to Japan, Canada and beyond.

Good accountancy courses prepare you for professional life in a range of roles, such as a financial analyst for fund management institutions, a dealer on the stock exchange, an investment banker or a financial market regulator.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States