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.

100%Overall satisfaction - BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance**National Student Survey 2020

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.

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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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Derby on Demand

Derby on Demand brings you the very best of Open Days on your terms. You can access exclusive online content wherever you are, whenever you want, and see all Derby has to offer.

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Live Subject Chats

Join us on Saturday 6 February for a day of Live Subject Chats. Ask our teaching team questions about the courses we offer, speak to Admissions advisors about applying and chat to current students about their 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.

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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

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