What will I learn?

Why Accounting and Finance?

Our Accounting and Finance degree gives you essential knowledge in accounting, financial markets and the global business environment. You can also specialise in subjects from taxation to environmental accounting, allowing you to pursue your own individual career ambitions. With the opportunity for an unforgettable free trip to Ho Chi Minh City (terms and conditions apply, see course web page for details), as well as placements with renowned companies such as PWC and Boots, our ‘Make It’ programme of business experiences really helps our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll draw on the expertise of lecturers with extensive professional credentials and research experience, and be inspired by industry guest speakers. The university is one of only four in the UK to be accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). We are also accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA). This ensures your qualification not only meets the high expectations of leading accountancy bodies, but gives you maximum exemptions from professional exams when you graduate. You will also take advantage of the cutting-edge facilities at our brand new state-of-the-art School of Business and Technology building at Oxstalls campus, Gloucester, including a live Thomson Reuters trading room and equipment you’d find in company headquarters around the globe.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 20,225) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Park Campus,

The Park,

Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL50 2RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need a minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0. Community College or University 1 year of study with a minimum GPA of 2.7/4. They also need one of the following or a combination of the following qualifications: 2 Advanced Placement Tests with Grade 3 or above; 2 International Baccalaureate Certificates; 2 SAT II subject tests with 550 or above in each; 3 College Level Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above; and 3 High School Honours Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above. IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Gloucestershire

Set in the southwest of the UK, the University of Gloucestershire offers students the chance to make the most of both city and countryside.

  • The UK’s most sustainable university 2019
  • Ranked 6th globally for postgraduate research (PRES 2019)
  • 95% graduates in work within six months (DLHE 2017/18)
  • International merit scholarships and country awards