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BSc (Hons)Accounting and Finance

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Be prepared for a career within industry with our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme, which will provide you with an education in finance, accounting and business, readying you for employment.

The programme is designed to equip you with technical knowledge and skills, readying you for employment. The course will encourage your intellectual and moral development, as well as your personal commitment to becoming a business professional.

As you progress, you will become more effective and creative as a problem solver, and be able to critically advise individuals and companies in the UK and internationally on a range of business-related matters.

The course is aligned to a host of professional bodies, ensuring you progress into a career quickly and with the relevant knowledge, as well as granting you exemptions from professional body exams. There will also be opportunities to experience different graduate roles, with a wide variety of placements and internships on offer to complement your studies.

This course covers a range of areas such as accounting, taxation, business economics and law, strategic decision-making, and management, with real-life briefs and projects to work on.

This course offers you the choice of studying for the conventional three years or undertaking an additional professional placement for a year at no extra cost. A year of work experience will not only provide you with real-world experience of your subject, but will also give your employability credentials a substantial boost.

As part of their studies, previous students have worked with renowned names such as AXA Investments, Bentley, Goodyear Dunlop and Volkswagen.

With our practice-based approach to teaching, you’ll have the chance to learn from professionally qualified, experienced academics who continue to work with industry. They’ve worked for companies such as KPMG, BMW and Cadbury Schweppes.

Programme structure

The first year of the programme will provide a solid grounding in accounting and its importance in business, as well as ensuring you are fully prepared to make informed decisions as to your study route in future years of the programme.

During the second and third years of the programme, there will be more flexible learning opportunities, enabling you to specialise in particular subject areas, and to tailor your programme to a particular career aim or specific professional body. There will also be opportunities to experience different graduate roles, with a wide variety of placements and internships on offer to compliment your studies.

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates move on to exciting roles within accounting and finance. Because of the range of areas our course covers, students also go on to more diverse careers. We’ve seen graduates go into roles as fraud officers, hedge fund analysts and office managers.

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States