Ready for BSc (Hons)

Accountancy and Finance

3 years full-time
2022
UCAS Code:
AAF1
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
104-120
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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Are you interested in joining the fast-paced world of international finance? Whether you dream of becoming an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor, this full-time degree will help equip you with the skills you’ll need to get your career off to a great start.

Taught by professionally qualified staff, you will develop a strong understanding of the industry, and get opportunities to pursue valuable work experience in the real world.

You can engage with specific areas of finance that interest you, and explore both national and international markets to ensure a firm understanding of the global economy.

Solent is a place of study for students from all over the world. Learning with students from a wide range of different backgrounds, you’ll explore new points of view on contemporary discussions and debates, and get a feel for the international workplace.

Accountancy and finance student

The curriculum itself is based around practical advice and real life examples of working in the industry –helping prepare you for your future career, and keeping you up to date with the latest developments in this fast moving industry.

Why choose this course?

An exam and overall pass in a professionally accredited module could lead to exemption from the requirements of professional bodies such as ACCA, IFA, AIA and ICAEW

Including the SAGE and Xero accounting packages - with a CIMA accredited SAGE certification course also available.

Recent graduates have found roles such as accountants, auditors, tax specialists, financial analysts, fund managers and more, at companies such as Deloitte, Smith and Williamson and John Lewis.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone who is hoping to pursue a career as an accountant, investment broker or financial advisor.

Applicants need to have good numeracy, written and oral communication skills.

What does this course lead to?

Our graduates go on to become accountants, auditors, tax specialists, financial analysts, fund managers, business advisers and entrepreneurs. Recent graduates have found roles at Deloitte, Smith and Williamson, Estee Lauder and John Lewis, among others

Meet the team

Teaching staff for the BSc (Hons) Accountancy and Finance degree have experience of working in accountancy and finance in practice or in industry as practitioners and/or are actively engaged with current research within accountancy, finance and economics.

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

Training provided on world-recognised professional software, including the SAGE and Xero accounting packages and Microsoft Excel. You will also have access to a CIMA accredited SAGE certification course.

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces. Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.


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