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Accounting and Finance

Accounting provides information for decision making in all business. Almost every business and organisation needs accountants to measure performance and provide information for decisions.

By studying Accounting and Finance at the University of Derby you will learn how to present financial statements that can be used to assist business planning and decision making. You will also learn financial analysis techniques.

Should you wish to study accounting at postgraduate level, you will cover more advanced subjects and methods to enable you to further develop your skills, knowledge, and career options.

Employable Graduates - we're ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities, and 12th for English institutions, with 96.9% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree.

Relevant, respected, rewarding

  • Accounting at Derby is recognised as being one of the best courses in the UK. In the Guardian League Table 2016, Accounting and Finance at Derby is ranked in the top four of all Midlands universities, and 17th nationally. 
  • Our staff are all professionally qualified and know the industry inside out - they also teach on professional ACCA and CIMA programmes and bring insight from the front line of contemporary accounting and finance
  • We’ve designed the course to ensure that, if you’re successful, you’re eligible for exemption from ACCA/CIMA qualifications - you get to be a member of a professional body quicker
  • Placement Officers help you secure optional work experience, which puts you in professional shoes and shows you the realities of the modern business world
  • It’s all about employability - how you study and what you learn are entirely relevant to the challenges you’ll face as a professional accountant or manager.

The University of Derby is ranked Number 1 for student support.

Ranked Number 1 in the UK by the 2015 International Student Barometer, the University of Derby is ideally located in the heart of the UK. It is the perfect base to explore the rest of the UK in your free time.

We offer competitive scholarships and the cost of living in Derby is reasonable when compared to other big cities.

This is a great opportunity for you to gain a globally recognised qualification from a respected university in the UK.

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The aim of the Accounting and Finance programme, is to provide a degree based upon sound theoretical study that recognises accounting finds its ultimate expression in practice and consequently seeks to develop skills in application, analysis and problem solving. This ensures it is directly relevant to the needs of the accounting profession and consequently offers an extensive range of exemptions from globally renowned professional bodies that are highly regarded by employers.  - See more at:
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