World University Rankings 2021
301–400 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Accounting & Finance (with placement year) - Staffordshire University

If you enjoy working with numbers and are passionate about problem-solving, our Accounting and Finance degree could equip you for a successful career in financial services. Our Accounting courses have been ranked 1st for Students Satisfied with Teaching in the Guardian League Tables 2018. Whether you want to work in accountancy, financial services, banking, taxation or insurance, this course will help you develop practical accounting skills for business-related and management positions. At Staffordshire University, we are well known for our business connections, and as a student, we will use our extensive industry links to offer you a guaranteed work placement. The accounting and finance academic team is made up of active and professionally-linked staff that provide extensive real-world experience. You will have more than great quality teaching to inspire your career too, as we also host inspirational guest speakers and organise industry visits to bring the subject to life. It's for reasons like this that we received 98% Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018. With the BA (Hons) accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), this course is highly regarded. There is an accounting course for everyone. We operate standard 3-year degree courses, accelerated 2-year courses, foundation level degrees and masters awards. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Course content Led by knowledgeable academics with a wealth of experience in this field, we’ll teach you about the economic environment and explain the fundamentals of financial services. As well as becoming familiar with accounting software, you’ll learn how to communicate with specialist and non-specialist audiences effectively. You’ll study management accounting, gaining experience in producing financial reports and interpreting data. You’ll learn about personal and business taxation, and get to grips with modern accounting software. We encourage students to undertake a work placement year to develop employability skills, gain invaluable practical experience and position you favourably for graduate roles. Our close links with many high-profile businesses mean we can help you secure your work placement. In your final year, you’ll cover problem solving and analysis in complex business contexts. You’ll also acquire research and data analysis skills in preparation for a financial research project, possessing the confidence to demonstrate your newly acquired skills in the workplace and make important business decisions. Placement year opportunities can be taken up between years 2 and 3 and our Workplace Learning Manager, alongside your course team, will be able to help and support you when exploring your placement opportunities.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-TrentUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £14,000