Accounting and finance professionals are important to almost all functions of business. Choosing an accounting and finance career path means you will have a profession that is constantly in high demand.
This programme gives you a firm understanding of key business functions and the basic principles of accounting and finance. You will learn about corporate reporting, auditing, corporate law and management accounting, as well as develop your general business and commercial awareness.
The courses also provide an understanding of the key areas of financial accounting and corporate finance in great depth. These cover topics such as financial strategy, taxation, Islamic banking and information systems.
As part of hosting the University of Hertfordshire (UH), you will also have access to the university’s StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources from UH, and have electronic discussion’s with staff and other students.
The modules you will study include Accounting Principles, Analytical Techniques for Accountants, Information Technology for Accountants, Business Operations and Leadership, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting, Business Life Cycle, Corporate Finance, Advanced Management Accounting, Advanced Financial Reporting, Advanced Financial Decisions and Emerging Issues in Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance are thriving industries and talented graduates are always in demand. Every business needs accountancy and finance expertise, meaning there’s a great range of careers open to you.
UK accountancy qualifications are respected worldwide, so you may even have opportunities abroad. Besides being an accountant, you may go into banking, general management, auditing, taxation, management accounting, actuary, underwriting, consultancy, trading, retail or investment banking.