Whatever the economic climate, businesses across the UK always need accountants. Whether you’re hoping to work in the private, public or voluntary sector, this course could help you gain a thorough grounding in accountancy to take you to the next step in your career.
If you’re going to be an accountant it’s vital you understand how organisations are financed and managed. That’s what’s at the core of our degree. We’ll look at how companies are run, and then give you the opportunity to choose particular topics to study in more detail.
While you’re studying at Huddersfield, you could experience working alongside some of the UK’s leading accounting forms. Our Partners in Accountancy scheme could also support you while you are here. It gives you the chance to create contacts with leading international, national and local accounting firms.* You could gain the experience and the knowledge to optimise your employment prospects once you graduate.
The course doesn't just focus on accounting techniques – we also look at some essential skills for the workplace, including communication and presentation skills.In your third year we’ll give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business and gaining real world experience.
This course provides you with a range of professional exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
*Our Partners in Accountancy initiative is designed to give you an exceptional start to your accountancy career. In the Huddersfield and Leeds area we currently have nine firms taking part: RSM, BDO, Grant Thornton, Wheawill and Sudworth, KPMG, Kirk Newsholme, PwC, Revell Ward and Simpson Wood.
The partnership builds on established links with many of the firms and has been warmly received by the accountants. The firms will offer accountancy students direct input to their studies from leading case studies on technical and professional areas and providing careers support.
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