**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Accounting & Finance** In the rapidly changing business world, the demand for finance professionals has never been greater. This **challenging and stimulating** Accounting & Finance degree will equip you with a strong strategic outlook, ensuring that you will be ready to inform and advise management decision-making at the highest level once you graduate. The variety of topics studied on this degree will give you a **sound grounding in theoretical and practical areas** of Accounting & Finance. Research-active staff who are experts in their field ensure that when you graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in a number of competitive areas, including accountancy, banking, and finance. During your degree, there will be a number of **opportunities and initiatives to engage and network with local, national and international businesses**, giving you the chance to raise your profile and make connections in the business before you have even graduated. **Information Technology** Information Technology is a **rapidly changing and exciting subject.** Organisations are increasingly relying on information technology to carry out key business functions. There is an explosion in the use of mobile devices to shop online and there is a high demand for skilled professionals who are able to effectively manage information systems. Well-designed software applications that are effective and usable is a crucial requirement for employers. Our Information Technology degree prepares you to meet the needs of a wide range of organisations, emphasising the development of a variety of technologies, especially web and mobile technologies that are increasingly becoming a part of our everyday lives. During your studies, you will have **opportunities to develop computational thinking** and a systems approach to formulating, cortically analysing and solving complex problems. The degree is intellectually challenging and is taught by staff with a varied background and a diverse range of interests. Your student experience is enhanced by a **rich curriculum that exposes you to multiple approaches to technological problems**. Information Technology has a wide-reaching social impact, posing many ethical questions, and these issues are explored at various points during the degree.