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Accounting and Taxation (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Course Type
Academic year
2025 / 2026 Course subject to approval

About this course

Future course preview

This is an exciting new course that we aim to offer soon. Check the academic year for the planned start date. You can register your interest, and we'll let you know when there are more details and when you can apply.

Develop a practical and theoretical knowledge of accounting, accountability and taxation. Understand and apply theories and practices within audit, taxation and public sector accounting. Learn the skills required to play key strategic roles in businesses and other organisations.

Build, analyse and communicate data in areas of accounting, audit, tax and sustainability. Show businesses how to ethically, responsibly and sustainably apply new concepts and practices. Work towards professional qualifications recognised in the accountancy and taxation industries.

On this BSc Accounting and Taxation course, you'll develop your analytical, research, business and management knowledge and skills.

Unlike many other BSc accounting courses, this degree focuses on the public sector and how businesses and policymakers interact.

As an accounting and taxation student, you'll benefit from:

  • a blend of theoretical, research and practice-led content
  • pathways towards accountancy professional recognition
  • expertise in green finance, accounting, assurance/audit, pension and tax technologies
  • opportunities to specialise in an area of your interest
  • real-world projects and case studies from the University's business partners
  • talks by guest speakers from professional bodies such as HMRC and the NHS
  • workshops, networking and work placement opportunities

This course is suitable if you're considering a career in the public and third sectors, including:

  • tax authorities, such as HMRC
  • health, such as the NHS
  • local government, such as city and county councils
  • pensions, such as the Universities Superannuation Scheme

This course is also suitable if you're considering further accounting and taxation studies, such as a master's degree.