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Accounting and Finance (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
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3 years
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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 which you can tailor 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.
  • 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.

We also offer a variant of this course with a placement year.

Our graduates have gone on to work for leading banking and finance companies such as Deloitte and Barclays Capital.

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

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).


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Student stories

I've undertaken summer internships and this work experience has helped me to apply the concepts I've studied and enhanced my professional working skills. This summer I am interning as an Operations Analyst with Goldman Sachs in London, and I can't wait.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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