Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance degrees
Ranked in the top 10 in the UK*, studying an undergraduate accounting and finance degree at Buckingham gives you the opportunity to learn about the world of business and finance alongside our industry partners. The programme will equip you with a strong understanding of the principles of finance, whilst giving you the essential transferrable business skills you will need in your future career.
Our alumni have gone on to great things, from being nominated as Vice-President of Ghana, to featuring on the cover of Forbes magazine at 25. As a graduate from Buckingham, you will be joining an esteemed group.
Students who successfully complete our BSc in Accounting and Finance are also eligible to apply for exemptions from many accounting professional bodies, such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Take your studies further through our postgraduate programmes in MSc finance and investment, or in Money, Banking and Central Banking. In just three years at Buckingham, you could graduate with a master’s degree and be launching your business career.
*The Guardian University Guide 2019 (GUG).
Why choose Buckingham
Study Accounting and Finance at Buckingham, the home of the two-year degree, ranked in the top 10 for Graduate Prospects (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022). Students are at the heart of everything we do: our award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies. You will love our personalised teaching model, dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.
Featured Accounting and Finance courses
“I honestly loved my time at The University of Buckingham and I learnt lots about my chosen degree as well as about myself. The accounting and finance course was a mixture of accounting modules and business modules which I think is perfect for my future career in the business industry.”
Megan, Accounting and Finance
Experience Accounting and Finance
Meet our lecturers
Debarpita Bardhan-Correia, Dean of the Business School
Deba is Dean of the Business School and has strong interests in enhancing the teaching and learning experience for students at all levels. Her areas of expertise are Service Management and Cross-cultural Management and she supervises Master’s and PhD dissertations.
Dr Gurcharan Singh, Professor in Finance, Head of Department and Programme Director
Dr Gurcharan Singh is the Programme Director for the MSc in Accounting and Finance, the MSc in Finance and Investment and the MSc Financial Fraud, Intelligence and Investigation. His areas of expertise are in finance (portfolio management, investment, corporate finance) and operational research.
Your future career
The accounting and finance degree programme provides a great platform for a career in the accounting and finance sectors, by giving graduates wishing to become accredited accountants a ‘fast-track’ route to achieve their qualification. Our graduates regularly join the accountancy programmes at international professional services firms, including Deloitte, Grant Thornton and PwC.
The skills developed on the degree will also serve as a basis for a career in business management, banking, financial services and consultancy.
We support your employability through a Professional Development Portfolio, in which you write reflectively about the professional skills you acquire and use during your time at university. These skills will help you in your studies as well as being crucial for your future career.
We have strong links with local accountancy firms including PwC and Grant Thornton across Buckinghamshire and have ongoing internships opportunities available for undergraduate students.
The Institute of International Monetary Research, based at The University of Buckingham, also offers paid internships to students that have an interest in the financial and banking sectors.