The degree in Accounting with German combines the main elements of an Accounting degree with the study of German language and culture. As the European Union develops, language skills are becoming increasingly attractive to employers. Studying Accounting with German will help to prepare you for a career in Accounting by providing you with a sound knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles and techniques of the discipline. The programme will also give you the added advantage of acquiring a language. Your third year will be spent at a University in Germany being taught through the medium of German. This accredited degree programme provides exemptions from certain examinations of many of the major UK professional accounting bodies. Each school involved in delivering the degree offers a challenging course of modules, supported by a friendly atmosphere and excellent staff-student relationships. Distinctive features Distinctive features of the course include: •the opportunity to learn in a school which achieved 6th place in the UK at Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014; •the involvement of research-active staff in course delivery; •an emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment; •the emphasis on acquisition of high quality practical skills and the development of innovative ideas; •many of our staff are leading international experts in their fields of research and a significant number are qualified accountants with many years of professional experience; •an opportunity to undertake a professional placement in your third year which can help kick start your professional training and provide you with a competitive edge in the employment market; •an accredited degree programme which provides exemptions from certain examinations of many of the major UK professional accounting bodies; •a study abroad year in a German-speaking country.