Accounting and finance

Undergraduate courses starting in 2018

Accounting and finance combines the study of financial systems with the measurement and communication of this information.

Accounting and finance professionals are important to almost all functions of business. Learn to use your numerical abilities in a practical way to open up career opportunities in a wide range of sectors.

As well as a detailed understanding of financial systems, you’ll develop your analytical skills. You can also get a broad insight into other business areas including law, marketing and strategy.

Learning experience

Expert academics

You’ll learn from academics with expertise in accounting and finance. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.

Graduate employability

95% of our Accounting and Finance (four year) graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job within six months of graduating (Unistats).

Recruiters include:

  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

Many of our graduates continue their studies and pursue academic or research careers.

Find out what our graduates go on to do.


The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.

Rosalie Verge
“My degree gave me insight into many business areas. It enhanced my employability through knowledge but also by improving my confidence and interpersonal skills.”
Rosalie Verge

BSc Accounting and Finance (2015)