A good accountant is a valuable asset to practically all forms of business. You can get trained up with a degree in Accountancy. Monitoring and reporting on financial performance, accountants provide vital information for the organisations and business they work for. They are responsible for making and advising on a range of financial decisions – from setting product prices or determining the feasibility of multimillion pound developments to assessing the pros and cons of potential mergers and acquisitions. Accredited by the UK’s leading professional bodies, this course is designed with a future accountancy career in mind and benefits from the highest levels of student satisfaction – 100% overall three years running in the National Student Survey (NSS). As well as providing exemptions from the relevant professional qualifications, professional experience and skills development are embedded throughout. There are opportunities to hear from current practitioners, take part in trade games and gain hands-on experience of key computerised accounting information systems like SAGE and SAP. With a focus on contemporary accounting and finance thought and practice, our degree aims to equip you with the personal and professional skills and knowledge for a career in the worlds of business, accounting and finance. The ability to apply theory to practice, placing accounting and finance problems in a real-world context is a distinctive feature of this course. As well as simulation and practical exercises, such as preparing accounts or assessing financial investment options, you will be expected to apply theory to real-life scenarios that you might encounter on a day-to-day basis as a professional. In the past, students have analysed the detail of corporate accounts from retailers such as Next plc and Marks and Spencer; they’ve also looked at the competencies and skills of Easyjet in comparison to its competitors to try to ascertain what has contributed to its financial success.