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 3rd for Student Experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019), 1st for Teaching on My Course in the National Student Survey 2019 and 1st for Organisation and Course Management.
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 95% Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019.
The BA (Hons) is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has the maximum 9 exemptions from ACCA’s professional qualifications. We are also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), receiving 6 exceptions. These professional accreditations make this course particularly highly regarded. On completion of the course you may also be able to claim exemptions from the Institute of Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Charter Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
There is an accounting course for everyone. We operate standard 3-year degree courses, accelerated 2-year courses, foundation level degrees and masters awards.