Accounting
undergraduate
courses

Prepare to join a dynamic new generation of financial experts.

At Derby we offer strong employer partnerships, real world learning and a broad choice of courses to launch and accelerate your accounting career.

On all of our accounting degrees, you will gain hands-on experience with the latest professional data and information services, including Bloomberg and specialist accounting software.

Work placements and internships deepen your understanding while consultancy projects will help you put your learning into practice. Masterclasses, guest lectures and mentoring by leading professionals bring your knowledge right up to date.

Whatever your career plans, we’ll equip you for a place at the heart of contemporary business. As a qualified accounting professional, you’ll be on a direct route to the highest level of any organisation – with the capacity to work in any industry, anywhere in the world.

12thAccounting and Finance ranked 12th for Teaching Quality**Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2022
94%Overall student satisfaction**BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (NSS 2022)

New Derby Business School

Set to open in September 2024 in a prime City Centre location, the new Business School building will feature innovative teaching and learning spaces including a virtual reality suite, stock market trading room and creative labs.​

Artist impression of the new Business School with 'welcome to the future of Business'

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Accounting – your questions answered

In the below video, Senior Lecturer, Darren Byrne, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Accounting at the University of Derby. You can also watch exclusive subject content by signing up to Derby on Demand.

Darren Byrne, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, talking to camera.
Kedleston Road, Derby Campus entrance

Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Virtual tour of the Bloomberg Suite at Kedleston Road

What our Accounting graduates do

Accounting graduates are always in demand and so there is lots of potential for you to fulfil your ambitions.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Companies our graduates have gone on to work for:

Graduate Michael Hackley

How Derby helped Michael Hackley achieve his career goals

Our Accounting and Finance degree gave Michael Hackley all the knowledge and skills he needed for his career

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Students Chloe and David

Make it Real
at Derby

Our students, graduates and staff are people just like you. And they are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their knowledge and skills to drive innovation and change. You can be part of that story. We can make it real for you.

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