Accounting, economics and finance courses
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What can you do with an Accounting, Economics or Finance degree?
From the individual financial choices we make each day to the big decisions that shape the success of the global economy, the subjects of Accounting, Economics and Finance deal with how money is made, spent, shared, recorded and managed.
And because money affects every aspect of society, Accounting, Economics and Finance degrees are among the best for graduate employment prospects. With the analytical skills, financial expertise and experience you'll gain on an Accounting, Economics and Finance degree, you could graduates into jobs such as investment banker, stockbroker, financial analyst, accountant, forensic accountant, project manager and management consultant.
4 reasons to study an Accounting, Economics or Finance degree with us
- We're recognised as a Centre for Excellence for finance teaching by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), meaning your degree has a recognised seal of approval.
- Through our strong business connections you could do a placement in a company like IBM, Estée Lauder, Boeing, Amazon, BMW and the Bank of England.
- Depending on which course you choose, you'll access our industry standard Bloomberg terminals to monitor and analyse financial market activity and use financial databases like DataStream and Bank Scope.
- Choose a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or if you're an EU or international student, top up your diploma to degree level with one of our top-up courses
After university, I was offered a job back at the company where I undertook my placement - Opus 2 International. Now, a year on - I have gone from being a placement student to being the Project Manager for all our Client Cases in the APAC Region. I feel that with my placement, my career certainly received a jump start.
Several of our courses are accredited by professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Accreditation can mean you can fast-track your career by getting chartered status sooner.
Undergraduate Accounting, Economics and Finance courses
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