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.

Top10Accounting and Finance at Derby ranked Top 10**The Guardian University Guide 2020
96%overall satisfaction - BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance and MAccFin**National Student Survey 2019
Top10Accounting and Finance at Derby ranked 9th for Teaching Quality**Times/Sunday Times 2019 University Guide
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Derby Business School receives the Small Business Charter award

The award from Chartered Association of Business Schools is in recognition of Derby Business School’s high standard of support for SMEs and the local economy.

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Undergraduate Live Online Event

While we’re not able to welcome you in person to our campuses at the moment, we’re not going to let that stop us showing you all the great things about studying at Derby.

We’re currently planning our autumn Open Events to bring you the best possible online and on-campus experience.

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Virtual Open Day

Delve deeper into the course with our Virtual Open Day, packed with subject and course information to help you make your choice, including tours of facilities, 360° views of award-winning accommodation plus advice and insight from students and academics.

Explore our Virtual Open Day

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Fast track to Clearing

If you don’t have a place at uni, have had a change of heart about your course, or maybe your gap year plans are on hold – don’t worry. Register with us today and fast forward to your future.

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“Invaluable skills and knowledge for your career”

“The skills and knowledge that I have gained will no doubt be invaluable throughout my career. I am really glad to have done my Accounting placement at Molson Coors.

I would certainly recommend everyone to find a placement if they can as it’s a very rewarding experience.”

Why you should study Accounting and Finance at the University of Derby
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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

Read more about Michael's story hereRead more about Michael's story here
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Academic Achievement Scholarship

We’re offering eligible students a £1,000 scholarship to celebrate your hard work and success. 

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