This course empowers you to prepare, present and interpret financial information for a wide range of organizations, and the skills you learn will enable investors, lenders, management and others to make key decisions based on financial facts. The ideal path to a career in accountancy combines a university degree with recognized professional qualifications. Our Accountancy programme has been created with this in mind, and successful completion of the course will ensure many professional bodies give you significant exemptions from their exams. From a basic understanding of how to prepare financial statements, through to an in-depth knowledge of auditing, taxation and reporting, our Accountancy degree covers everything you’ll need to know to join the thousands of Stirling graduates who have successfully transitioned from this course into the professional world.
Rooted in cutting-edge research and shaped by the latest developments in finance theory and practice, this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how stock markets work, how companies reduce foreign exchange risk, why corporate governance matters and why financial crises occur. As you study, you’ll gain a thorough grounding in the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in corporate finance, investment management or financial services. Your studies in Finance can also be combined with one of four complementary subjects, including our industry-accredited Accountancy course. Graduating with an Accountancy and Finance degree from Stirling means you’ll be granted significant exemptions from professional exams when the time comes to kick-start your career.
Our highly-rated Accountancy course can gain you exemption from professional bodies’ exams, as well as opening up opportunities with finance-related organizations, private and public sector bodies, and a host of other employers. During your degree, you can also take advantage of a range of specialist career services. Good Finance courses give you a firm grasp of the theoretical and analytical skills needed for a career in business and the financial sector. Many major decisions taken by companies are based on the kind of the knowledge and professional judgement you’ll develop during your degree at Stirling, and we seek to give you every advantage in the job market – not only through the content you study, but also via our range of specialist career services.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of Stirling is an innovative university with a pioneering spirit and a passion for creating impact. Located at Scotland’s heart, Stirling offers over 300 flexible courses designed to develop forward-thinking graduates from around the world.