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Accounting and Finance
Our Accounting and Finance degree will help you to develop an international perspective and excellent skills in:
- team work
- problem solving
Most of our teaching staff are qualified accountants. Their professional experience will enrich your classroom experience and curriculum. You will benefit from our close links with leading practitioners and employers. This also ensures that your learning experience is practical, relevant and up to date.
You can be part of our Accounting for Community: Engaging Students (ACES) project in your second or final year. This gives you experience in working for a local charity to assist with their accounting.
We have an established relationship with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. We also have Partner in Learning status with the institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
You may also be interested in our Accounting and Economics course, which shares modules with Accounting and Finance.
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Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
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It’s your responsibility to cover print / binding costs where coursework submission is required. Please note that a lot of the coursework is now submitted online.
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Accommodation fees in Brookes Letting (most do not include bills)
|£94-265 per week|
Accommodation fees in university halls (bills included, excluding laundry costs)
|£122-180 per week|
Graduation costs include tickets, gowning and photography. Gowns are not compulsory but typically students do hire robes, starting at £41.
Students are responsible for their own travel to and from university for classes. BrookesBus travel is subsidised for full-time undergraduate students that are on a course with a fee of £9,250 or more, or living in an Oxford Brookes hall of residence. There is an administration fee for the production of a BrookesKey.
Financial support and scholarships
Featured funding opportunities available for this course.
All financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
On this course you will learn about:
- international standards
- practices of accounting
- thinking globally
- working across cultures.
You will develop the analytical skills and commercial awareness to prepare for your future employment. As well as excellent skills in:
- team working
- problem solving
Year 1 starts with an induction week where you will meet fellow students and your personal academic adviser.
You'll learn core knowledge and skills in:
- accounting software
In Years 2 and 3 you continue to study financial and management accounting and corporate finance. You'll take a module to develop the skills and competencies needed for your career development, including the transition into graduate employment. You can complete your course with electives in audit, tax, finance or law.
In Year 3 you can choose a work placement. This enables you to graduate with valued graduate-level work experience.
You may be able to go on a European or international study exchange while you are at Brookes. Most exchanges take place in the second year. Although we will help as much as we can with your plans, ultimately you are responsible for organising and funding this study abroad.
After you graduate
This course will equip you with the skills for a career in accounting and finance. It will also prepare you to join a general graduate training scheme, set up your own business or study at postgraduate level.
Many of our graduates have gone onto work in large organisations including KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, Haines Watts, the Treasury and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
On this course you will also have the opportunity to enhance your employability by taking part in our successful project which will provide you with an invaluable experience: Accounting for Community: Engaging Students (ACES), where, after free training, you can gain real-world experience by performing voluntary accounting roles at local charities and community groups.
Free language courses
Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.
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