If you are interested in a professional career which specialises in accountancy and/or broader areas of finance this course has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to launch your career with confidence. Designed with employability in mind, the course structure is contemporary, applied and reflects the links we have established with professional bodies and with employers. The degree offers the opportunity to connect with industry, build your understanding of how the finance sector really works and to accumulate maximum exemptions from professional examinations with many key industry bodies. Issues of ethics and ethical decision-making, sustainability and global citizenship are embedded throughout. Accounting and Finance is at the core of successful business and your career prospects can only be enhanced by entering this field of study. The course has been developed and designed with employer and professional body input, focusing on technical rigour but also external connectivity, bringing in real world applications using guest speakers, real life case studies and business simulations. Employability starts from the very first term where you will be introduced to the expectations, requirements and contextual aspects of entering the accounting and finance profession. Alongside your specialist accounting and finance modules you will be asked to consider what it means to be a professional in the fields of accounting and finance and to develop a strong sense of self, focusing on your personal development and the skills and attributes required from graduates in the business world.