Accounting and Finance in the UK

UK Accounting and Finance Courses

Introduction to Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance courses in the UK will help you craft unique perspectives and knowledge on economics, mathematics, political science, psychology and sociology. Students will learn how to prepare and interpret financial information, as well as gaining a theoretical and practical understanding of core financial practice.

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Modules at each university will broadly be the same, and cover topics such as bookkeeping, statistics and credit and financial analytics. Year 1 will introduce you to key financial and economic practice, laying the foundations to all future study. Year 2 will continue to develop your understanding of corporate finance, while also introducing optional modules you may wish to focus on. Year 3 will see you focus on a year long project, often in the form of a dissertation.

Graduate Accounting and Finance Careers and Salary

Career options for accounting and finance graduates include accountancy, charted accountancy, banking, insurance brokering, financial advisor, financial trader, investment analyst and tax advisor.

Because of the broad nature of the profession, employment opportunities are available at a range of different companies and sectors and salaries are very competitive.

  • Average starting professional salary: £22,000
  • Average starting non-professional salary: £18,000

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17.

Accounting and Finance UK Entry Requirements 

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: Minimum 35 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: AAB and studying at least one of accountancy, business or mathematics.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
IELTS Preparation Classes

If you need to improve your IELTS score ahead of beginning an Accounting and Finance degree, sign up for flexible IELTS classes in London today.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Accounting and Finance in the UK?

To learn more about the best Accounting and Finance courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Accounting and Finance universities in the Guardian University Guide 2021 below:

  1. University of Leeds
  2. University of Glasgow
  3. University of Bath
  4. University of Strathclyde
  5. Loughborough University
  6. London School of Economics
  7. University of Birmingham
  8. University of Chester
  9. University of Warwick
  10. University of Exeter

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Studying in the UK

SI-UK's service is fast, reliable and efficient. Their consultants are specialists, working closely with all UK universities and, through my consultants advice and application assistance, I was able to receive offers from my favoured universities.

Carla Termini King's College London, Accounting and Finance

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  • Queen's University Belfast