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Accounting and Finance with Placement Year (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.

The programme 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.

Ranked Top 15 in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Guardian University Guide, 2021)

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.

  • 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)

  • CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy)

  • CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountant of Australia)

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. 

Accreditations

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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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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