Accounting

Career opportunities

This course is designed primarily for those interested in a career in the accounting profession and will grant you significant exemptions from the professional examinations of the main UK accounting bodies. If you successfully complete the work placement year, you will gain relevant experience with a high-calibre UK accounting firm.

Our graduates are well-placed to pursue careers in chartered accountancy. An integral part of the course involves building your commercial awareness, confidence and employability through workshops with the likes of Accenture, Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Business mentors from BDO, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton and KPMG provide guidance throughout the course.

Accrediting organisations

This is a professionally oriented degree programme developed in consultation with the ICAEW. Completion of the core modules on this programme will ensure you receive substantial exemptions from the ICAEW's professional qualification, the ACA (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales). A significant number of exemptions are also available from other professional accounting qualifications, including ACCA, CIMA and ICAS.

Class profile - 2015 intake

49
410
enrollments
applications
47%
53%
male
female
Applications per place: 8
Nationalities: 16

UCAS code

N400

Typical A-level offer

AAA

Career prospects

80%
of our graduates in work six months after finishing
1st
Most targeted university by leading graduate employers.
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This course is also offered with a placement year

Key features

80%
of placement students achieve first or upper second degrees
96%
of students are satisfied with the course (NSS 2015).