What will I learn?

**Overview**Accountants and finance professionals are at the heart of almost every organisation. They use their expertise to help organisations make good business decisions and create value for stakeholders.On this BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree, you'll develop analytical techniques, economic expertise and strategic insight and learn how to apply your accounting knowledge and skills in the financial and business sectors.The course is accredited by 4 global accountancy bodies, which means you can gain exemptions from professional examinations. This can save you time and money if you want to become a chartered accountant.Year 1 gives you a grounding in accounting and an introduction to business finance, economics, and the mathematical and statistical tools you'll use in your financial career.You'll build on your accountancy knowledge and practice in year 2, and choose optional modules in subjects such as taxation and personal finance that allow you to shape your degree to your ambitions.Your final year focuses on advanced accounting and financial management topics and more optional modules giving you the opportunity to complete a dissertation and study project on an area that interests you.Accounting and finance are at the heart of business. When you graduate, you could pursue a career as a chartered accountant (with further study) or apply your skills and knowledge to work in any area of business.**Accredited and recognised by**This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and recognised by Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia.Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants accreditation exempts graduates from specific professional examinations.**What you'll experience**On this Accounting with Finance degree course, you'll:* Learn from professionally qualified expert staff, whose practical experience and research interests ensure your learning is up-to-date with industry developments and regulations* Use the same accounting and financial software as professionals, including Sage and SAP business resource planning software* Get access to mentoring from 2nd and 3rd year students, who can help you settle into study and university life in year 1* Apply your skills in simulated business management exercises* Learn to make fast-paced investment decisions using our Bloomberg Suite, the trading platform used by professionals* Get the Bloomberg Certificate as part of your studies, demonstrating to future employers that you know your way around the Bloomberg Suite* Develop skills you can use in all areas of your life and career, including analytical, decision making, research and personal finance skills**Careers and opportunities**Whether you plan on becoming a chartered accountant, want to pursue a career in finance or want to use your analytical skills to forge a career in another business discipline, this finance and accounting degree will help you get there.Accountants are in demand in all sectors, including the public sector and charities. Many companies employ in-house accountants but accountancy services also play a vital role.You can also use your accounting and finance degree to get into banking, insurance and investment, and fund management roles in accounting practices and larger organisations.You're not limited to the financial sector. The analytical, finance and problem solving skills you'll learn are highly valued in areas such as general management, operations, strategy, consultancy, project management, purchasing and business analytics.Whatever comes next after your studies, our Careers and Employability Service will give you sup

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,629) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

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

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The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities