The fields of accounting, finance & economics have developed considerably in recent years and today’s graduates are expected to have a range of skills that transfer into a business environment. As such our degrees have been designed to equip you with the knowledge you’ll need in any organisation, large or small.Each of the courses in our accounting and finance framework will give you vital core skills, as well as offering 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. This keeps your career options open and enables you to make more informed choices.On the Accounting & Finance degree you'll gain an excellent grounding in accountancy, finance and business studies, providing you with a range of skills to allow you to pursue a career in the financial sector. Upon graduation, our accounting and finance degrees offer exemptions for accountancy qualifications, which means you may not have to take all the exams required to become a Chartered Accountant.As well as having industry accreditations, this course also covers communication and IT skills, which are vital in the modern business world. What's more if you opt to include the 30-week (minimum) placement as part of your course, you’ll gain invaluable workplace experience and can see how everything you’ve learned translates into the real world.