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Accounting and Finance with Placement (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
N401

About this course

Learn how to prepare and interpret financial and managerial information for a variety of users on BSc Accounting and Finance with placement year.

You'll gain a sound understanding of investment and finance, and increase your employability by completing a year's paid work placement in industry. Our research-focused academics keep the course up to date with the latest financial, regulatory and accounting requirements and trends.

This accounting and finance with placement course is very flexible 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.

You'll gain valuable skills and experience by spending your third year on an approved finance and accounting placement year in a business organisation.

With this course, you can:

  • 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 career paths by taking optional modules in a range of business and management topics

  • 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 which will enable you to apply for exemptions from professional exams

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)

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.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.