This is a two year-course for international and EU students who already have a diploma in accounting or who are qualified to enter the programme at second or final-year level. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? This course provides you with a blend of the analytical, technical and commercial knowledge and skills required in today’s business environment. With our Gold rating for teaching excellence, our outstanding support for students and the fact that we're ranked 26th out of 102 UK universities for Accounting and Finance in The Guardian's University League Tables 2018, it's no surprise that students choose to join us from all over the world. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and other professional institutions accredit this degree, which means you can gain the maximum exceptions from their examinations on successful completion of the course. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? If you're interested in joining an accounting firm or a business as a financial manager, this degree and the professional qualifications will fast-track you to a rewarding career. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You'll have access to use the University’s Bloomberg terminals, which allows you to virtually access the same data, analytics and software used by city traders worldwide. You also have access to use the international office to help support you throughout your studies. You have the option of taking a free course to help with your English language skills, if this is not your first language. AFTER THE COURSE The University of Portsmouth is the UK's number 1 for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist, 2017). Roles that our graduates have gone on to with this degree include management accountant, financial analyst, internal auditor, stockbroker and finance manager.