Business Finance at Aberystwyth University is accredited by the **Association of Chartered Certified Accountants**. If you are interested in focusing on the diverse world of finance and the factors that influence financial policy, then this will be the degree for you. Aberystwyth Business School has strong links with business and industry, which opens up a number of opportunities for you. By studying this degree, you will understand financial strategy, banking conduct, financial services and government regulation. These attributes will be highly sought after by employers of this discipline. This is a multi-accredited degree with professional recognition from: ***ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CII, ICSA. *** By choosing Aberystwyth, you will be studying in a University that is ranked the top 5 in UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). Aberystwyth Business School is also ranked in the **top 10** for student satisfaction with the Teaching on the course for subjects of Marketing/ Finance/ Economics (NSS, 2017). You will get an opportunity develop your professional skills to understand and negotiate an increasingly complex business environment, interpret and use business and financial data, deep understanding of the causes and effects of economic and other external changes. This degree will prepare you for the career in areas such as: Financial strategy, Actuarial Profession, Corporate Banking, Tax, Investment Analysis, Financial Trading, and Retail Banking. 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 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 international companies through our visiting speaker programme, and take part in International Exchange Programmes.