Accounting and Finance (BSc (Hons))

University of Kent the United Kingdom

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BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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September

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About Accounting and Finance at University of Kent

Those who work in accountancy and finance aren't just bookkeepers, they are important problem solvers who create solutions to help a business run smoothly and efficiently.  The Accounting and Finance course at Kent is designed to kick-start your career if you see yourself working in the fields of finance and accountancy. It equips you with core accounting and finance theories and knowledge of the latest techniques which you can apply to real data in our Bloomberg Finance Lab. With a staggering five accreditations from accountancy bodies, you'll be eligible for as many exemptions as possible to support you in becoming a chartered accountant or to work in many other fields of finance. Reasons to study Accounting and Finance at Kent Our degree is accredited by five international accounting bodies: ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CPA leading to exemptions from many exams who organise regular networking events. Many of our graduates go on to work at the Big Four accounting firms: PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG Access to the Bloomberg Lab, an industry standard trading floor software Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school Some of our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwideAll KBS students are eligible for employability support from enrolment until three years after graduation. You can also take part in our specialised Backpack to Briefcase scheme.Launch a start-up and become an entrepreneur at our ASPIRE centreSupport from Academic Peer Mentors and an Academic AdvisersAdd a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or choose to launch your own self-employed venture in our 'Selfie Year' What you’ll learn You’ll learn about accounting and finance, its role in business and society, and explore core elements of the subject such as Financial Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Strategic Management. You can also choose to focus on specialist areas such as taxation, auditing, international investment, and banking.  See the modules you’ll study "The financial accounting modules gave me a deeper understanding of the different financial instruments that are available to individuals and organisations." ~ Nadia Simpson, Accounting and Finance, graduated 2020

Our enthusiastic team of international teaching staff are all experts in their field of study and are regularly published in leading journals worldwide. They guide and support your learning, bringing their subject to life and drawing you into the conversation through lectures, seminars, presentations and computer-based simulations.

Your progress is assessed through a mix of coursework – including reports, essays and presentations - and exams. Undergraduate students can expect around 8 contact hours per week, depending on year of study and optional module choices made. The remainder of the working week consists of self-guided study

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    “I like the approach to teaching here; academics are happy to answer questions and to interact with students. I find the lectures very motivational, they pique your curiosity and for me the exciting bit is going to the library and pursuing the things you are interested in.

    “The lecturers at Kent are excellent. You get to know them well and, as you move through the course, they are able to guide you towards projects, ideas or career paths that they think you will like.”

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    “I have been very lucky with my supervisor, Professor Yong Yan, who is a world-class expert and the first IEEE Fellow in the UK in instrumentation and measurement.

    “Professor Yong Yan has helped me to become a better researcher. I am inspired by his novel ideas and constructive suggestions. Under his supervision, my confidence has grown through such milestones as my first set of experiments, writing my first research paper and attending my first conference.”

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