University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Accounting and Finance

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Course summary

Are you a natural-born problem solver with a strong sense of logic and a head for numbers? Those who work in accountancy and finance aren't just bookkeepers, they are important problem solvers who create solutions to help a business run smoothly and efficiently. The Accounting and Finance course at Kent is designed to kick-start your career if you see yourself working in the fields of finance and accountancy. It equips you with core accounting and finance theories and knowledge of the latest techniques which you can apply to real data in our Bloomberg Finance Lab. With a staggering five accreditations from accountancy bodies, you'll be eligible for as many exemptions as possible to support you in becoming a chartered accountant or to work in many other fields of finance. Choose to study Accounting and Finance at Kent because: • Our degree is accredited by five international accounting bodies: ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, CPA leading to exemptions from many exams who organise regular networking events. • Many of our graduates go on to work at the Big Four accounting firms: PwC, Deloitte, EY and KPMG • Access to the Bloomberg Lab, an industry standard trading floor software • Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school • Some of our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide • All KBS students are eligible for employability support from enrolment until three years after graduation. You can also take part in our specialised Backpack to Briefcase scheme. • Launch a start-up and become an entrepreneur at our ASPIRE centre • Support from Academic Peer Mentors and an Academic Advisers • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or choose to launch your own self-employed venture in our 'Selfie Year' Course details You’ll learn about accounting and finance, its role in business and society, and explore core elements of the subject such as Financial Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Strategic Management. You can also choose to focus on specialist areas such as taxation, auditing, international investment, and banking.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N400
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
56%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Accounting and Finance at University of Kent - UCAS