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Accounting and Finance (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
N400

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About this course

This course is undergoing revalidation. This is an internal quality assurance process that may result in some changes to course content in the future.

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)

  • CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy)

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. 

Study this course in Malaysia

You can also study this course at University of Southampton Malaysia.

Find out more about our Malaysia courses and how to apply

Accreditations

New Normal: Understanding the world of business post COVID-19

Experience a taster lecture delivered by Principal Teaching Fellow Richard Cartwright and Business Management lecturer Dr Rob Angell.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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