About this course
Learn how to prepare and interpret financial and managerial information for a variety of users. You'll also gain a sound understanding of investment and finance. Our research-focused academics keep the course up to date with the latest financial, regulatory and accounting requirements and trends.
BSc Accounting and Finance is a flexible course and can be tailored to your own interests and career plans. You could choose to learn more about international banking, or select modules in other areas of business and management such as marketing, human resources management, or project management.
With this accounting and finance degree you will:
benefit from direct contact with research-led academics who are experts in corporate governance, taxation, auditing, and financial accounting and reporting
gain a thorough grounding in management and financial accounting theory and practice
explore possible career paths by taking optional modules in a range of business and management topics
take a year on an industrial placement to improve your skills
benefit from our strong links with industry, including an opportunity to present an assignment to audit partners from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
attend guest lectures
gain accreditations that will enable you to apply for exemptions from professional exams
All of our Business courses include the option to spend a year studying abroad, at one of our partners in Europe, North America, Australia or Asia. It is a unique opportunity to experience another culture, improve your language skills and enhance your CV.
You'll graduate with a degree accredited by:
ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
AIA (Association of International Accountants)
AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
Our graduates have gone on to work for leading banking and finance companies such as Deloitte and Barclays Capital.
Your A level results will determine which core or compulsory modules you'll need to take. Please see the programme specification for the most up-to-date module lists.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.