Multiple financial crises, technological developments, globalisation and regulatory changes have revolutionised the international financial sector. As organisations find ways to respond to these unprecedented changes, employees with cross-cutting accounting and finance expertise are in high demand.
Our BSc Accounting and Finance with a Professional Placement Year programme is accredited by the Accounting Professional Bodies and is designed to equip you with practical skills and professional confidence for a successful career in accounting and finance-related roles, or in preparation for postgraduate study and research.
On a universal first year, shared with our BSc Accounting programme you’ll develop business and finance expertise from our team of international researchers and qualified accounting professionals. They’ll introduce you to corporate finance and strategy, markets, institutions and taxation while encouraging you to consider the social, economic and ethical implications of your decisions.
Your Professional Placement Year is an opportunity to put your university knowhow into practice as you take up a paid accounting or finance role and complement your academic study with exposure to real-world business scenarios.