Accounting and Finance study in the UK

Accounting and Finance in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Accounting and Finance.

UK Accounting and Finance Courses

Introduction to Accounting and Finance

If you are interested in securing a career in accountancy or finance, then this degree can put you on the right path towards a number of high ranking positions. Careers in accountancy and finance are often associated with very high salaries, chartered accountancy in particular being among the most lucrative careers options available on the job market.

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The broad nature of accountancy and finance means there are a wide selection of areas a graduate can move into once study is complete, with opportunities as a financial advisor, investment analyst, retail banker, tax adviser all available. Studying accounting and finance at a UK university will give you access to some of the best quality education available, with UK universities consistently ranking in the world’s top 100.

Careers in Accounting and Finance

Because of the broad nature of accounting and finance degrees, there are many specialised positions a graduate can pursue upon completion of their studies.

Career options will open as an accountant, financial adviser, financial trader, insurance broker, investment analyst, banker and tax adviser, to name but a few.

What are the entry requirements for Accounting and Finance in the UK?

To study Accounting and Finance at undergraduate level, you will require the equivalent of UK GSCE and A-level qualifications. An IELTS score of no less than 5.5 across all four categories - reading, writing, speaking and listening - is required, but 6.0 is more favourably looked upon.

At post graduate level, an undergraduate degree or equivalent is needed. An IELTS score of no less than 5.5 across all four categories (reading, writing, speaking, listening) is required, but 6.5 is more favourably looked upon. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is not an obligatory requirement for postgraduate studies, but may be considered an advantage for some applications.

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Where can I study Accounting and Finance in the UK?

To learn more about the best Accounting and Finance universities in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Accounting and Finance universities below:

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