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Accounting and Finance

BSc
  • UCAS code NN34
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Our School of Management has a fresh and intellectually challenging approach to research and education. Specialising in Accounting and Finance at Royal Holloway means that you will benefit from the in-depth knowledge of our academic experts.  You will study the core areas of financial accounting, management accounting and finance and obtain a thorough knowledge of both theory and practice. The valuable knowledge and understanding this degree will give you, combined with interpersonal and transferable skills, will lead to excellent career prospects.

Your studies will be grounded in the wider business environment, providing you with an understanding of international business, information systems, strategy, and ethical decision-making.  You will receive individual attention and the flexibility to take specialist options, such as business law, auditing and taxation.

As well as graduating with enhanced knowledge of accounting and finance, you will have commercial awareness, the ability to communicate clearly,work in a team, analyse and solve problems, and manage your time effectively. As a graduate you will be able to apply for exemptions and/or credit for prior learning from selected professional accounting bodies we have agreed exemptions with. The exemptions from examinations or credit for prior learning that students are granted will depend on courses chosen and the marks obtained on those courses.

  • Understand the basic components of financial statements.
  • Examine the principles of financial decision-making.
  • Understand the theory and techniques for appraising financing and investment decisions.
  • Understand quantitative studies and how they are utilised.
  • Understand information systems and the role they play in contemporary business.
3rd

in the world for other accounting research

Source: BYU Accounting Rankings, 2017

89%

of our Management department graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2016

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