Accounting and Business Bournemouth University


This degree introduces you to the key principles and practices of accounting and business, giving you a strong foundation in the financial expertise, analytical skills, and strategic insight needed to pursue a career in the financial sector. Within six months of completing their course, 90% of our students are in work or further study (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2018).

Distinct features of this course include: accreditations from five global industry-leading financial associations, exemptions for accountancy qualifications, the flexibility to change pathways after year one, the opportunity to study abroad at one of our international partner institutions in year two, and the option to complete a 30-week placement anywhere in the world in year three. During the second and final year of the course, you have a number of option units to choose from, allowing you to further tailor your studies to your aspirations.

Pathways: BA (Hons) Accounting & Business; BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance; BA (Hons) Accounting & Taxation; BA (Hons) Accounting & Law; BA (Hons) Economics; BA (Hons) Finance & Business; BA (Hons) Finance & Economics; MAccFinn (Hons) Accounting & Finance. Each of the courses in this framework will give you those vital core skills, as well as offering more specialist options depending on the pathway you choose to pursue. All courses' first year units are the same, allowing you the flexibility to transfer to another pathway at the end of the first year if you wish. This keeps your career options open and enables you to make more informed choices.

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