Accounting and Finance at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Ready to kickstart a potentially exciting career in the expanding world of business and finance? An Accounting and Finance BSc(Hons) degree at Huddersfield can more than set you up to make your mark in industry. You’ll cover financial management, business economics, financial accounting, banking and business development and you’ll learn in our state-of-the-art trading room, which simulates the real stock market. Why Study Accounting and Finance BSc(Hons)? You can look forward to a high-quality education here, too, as your teachers rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates (HESA 2022). You’ll benefit, too, from guest lectures from professionals with varied expertise in, for example, accounting, finance, and financial services. After the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional 48-week work placement in your area of interest, in the UK or abroad, utilising our links with local, national, and international companies throughout many industries. This will help you network with prospective employers, build your confidence and, of course, develop new skills and hone existing ones. This course will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers in a range of fields in the industry. You could work as a chartered accountant, an auditor, a business analyst, or a financial planner. You can even go on to work for non-profits, government agencies, banks, or insurance companies. Professional Bodies To ensure that our graduates are equipped with integral skills in and knowledge of business operations and financial management, this course is professionally accredited by: • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) • The Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA) • You’ll be studying at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-International-accredited Business School†. † Globally, fewer than six per cent of institutions offering business degrees achieve this accreditation. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


In the first year of study, modules include: • Economics of Business • Foundations of Financial Accounting • Foundations of Management Accounting • Foundations of Finance • Quantitative Analysis • Business Law. To see the full range of modules and descriptions please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

On average 20 per cent† of the study time on this course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. †based on 21/22 programme specifications

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • AACSB International

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Accounting and Finance at University of Huddersfield - UCAS