Why Accounting and Finance (with placement)?
Our Accounting and Finance degree gives you essential knowledge in accounting, financial markets and the global business environment. You can also specialise in subjects from taxation to environmental accounting, allowing you to pursue your own individual career ambitions. With the opportunity for an unforgettable free trip to Ho Chi Minh City (terms and conditions apply, see course web page for details), as well as placements with renowned companies such as PWC and Boots, our ‘Make It’ programme of business experiences really helps our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll draw on the expertise of lecturers with extensive professional credentials and research experience, and be inspired by industry guest speakers. The university is one of only four in the UK to be accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). We are also accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA). This ensures your qualification not only meets the high expectations of leading accountancy bodies, but gives you maximum exemptions from professional exams when you graduate. You will also take advantage of the cutting-edge facilities at our brand new state-of-the-art School of Business and Technology building at Oxstalls campus, Gloucester, including a live Thomson Reuters trading room and equipment you’d find in company headquarters around the globe.
Why University of Gloucestershire?
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.
After the course
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.
- A level
- UCAS Tariff
- Access to HE Diploma
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
Grades / Points
BBC at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of Gloucestershire has been using its expertise to support and inspire students since 1847; today it encompasses three campuses across Cheltenham and Gloucester. Offering a broad range of subjects, students can get hands-on with top-rated equipment in professional-standard facilities. Silver-rated teaching (TEF 2017) and a unique experience helps students to become the graduate they want to be, building their inner confidence, skills and knowledge to fulfil their future plan.