United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Accounting and Finance

BSc in Accounting and Finance is a multi-accredited degree which offers you the chance to develop and practise your technical knowledge, skills and expertise, while gaining professional recognition from the world’s leading accountancy bodies such as the ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CII, ICSA. Topics covered include financial reporting, management accounting, corporate finance, taxation, audit, and computerised accounting systems. By choosing Aberystwyth, you will be studying in a University that is ranked the top 4 in UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS,2016). You will learn within the Aberystwyth Business School which has 100% student satisfaction for the Accounting and Finance degree (NSS, 2016). This programme will help fast-track your accountancy career by giving you exemptions from key professional examinations. It is taught by qualified accountants with a wealth of industry and academic experience. 96% of undergraduates from the Aberystwyth Business School who graduated in 2015 were in employment or further education six months after graduating (DLHE 2015). This degree will prepare you for the career in the professions such as: Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant, Chartered Public Finance Accountant, Accountant technician. As well as: Tax Advisor, Auditor, Investment Analyst, Financial Trader, Retail Banker, Economist, and Actuary. From the moment you arrive at the Aberystwyth Business School, we will work with you to build on your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. During your time with us you will have the opportunity to get the job experience within the big institutions for example, the County Council as a part of your third year module ‘Employability Skills for Professionals, which is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the industry sector and network with the potential future employers. You will have an opportunity to undertake a work placement or internship through the AberForward scheme, which is a paid internship at Aberystwyth University. As well as take a Year in Employment (YES) placement, which is a yearlong paid internship within the external industries between your second and third year. We have a dedicated team within the Careers Department to advice, and help you during both your application period and your placement. Moreover, you can work and network with employers from a range of national and international companies through our visiting speaker programme which will give you a head-start in the competitive job market.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £13,200
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Mauritius Branch Campus,Mauritius