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 & Finance/Economics

This multi-accredited BSc in Accounting and Finance / Economics degree 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. This degree is designed for students who aspire to become an accountant and understand the wide range of issues impacting every-day life including employment, inflationary pressure, international trade issues to name a few. Additional 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 90% student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). This programme will help fast-track your accountancy career by giving you exemptions from key professional examinations, and enhance your career opportunities through our partnerships with businesses, industry and commerce. 96% of undergraduates from the Aberystwyth Business School who graduated in 2015 were in employment or further education six months after graduating (DLHE 2015). The careers that are graduates pursue are: Chartered Accountant Chartered Certified Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant, Chartered Public Finance accountant, Economist, Investment analysis, Financial Risk Analyst, Actuary, Civil Service, Diplomatic Service, Local Government. 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 like 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 within Aberystwyth University. As well as take a Year in Employment (YES) placement, which is a yearlong payed 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 during your placement. Moreover, you can work and network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies through our visiting speaker programme. We have arrangements with many partner universities overseas to deliver short academic programmes (on a self-funding basis) in India, China, Russia, Japan, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil and our portfolio of countries is rapidly expanding.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • 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