Why Choose Accounting and Finance at Birmingham?

There are many reasons to choose Accounting and Finance at Birmingham Business School for an undergraduate, masters or research degree.

Accredited Courses

Our courses are accredited by ACCA, The Global Body for Professional Accountants.

Centre of Excellence in Finance Teaching

Accounting and Finance at Birmingham Business School is home to the first and only undergraduate course in the UK to be recognised by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) as a Centre of Excellence for finance teaching.

Career Prospects and Employability

Strong links with major accountancy and financial services firms such as, Delloite, PwC, KPMG, Accenture and Ernst and Young have helped our students shape their future careers with 85% of our graduates going on to careers in professional or managerial roles, with the average salary of graduates over £20,500.

A Well Established Research Record

The Department has a well established research record evidenced by publications in top journals and success in winning competitive research grants and awards. Recent research grants and knowledge transfer collaborations have included funding from the World Bank, the European Union, the African Development Bank, the ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA, UK Economic and Social Research Council, the British Venture Capital Association and HM Treasury.

Find out more about Accounting and Finance research at Birmingham.

Top Ranking Accounting and Finance BSc Course

Our Accounting and Finance BSc is ranked 3rd in the UK out of the Russell Group of UK universities and is the first and only undergraduate course in the UK to be recognised and approved by the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment).

University of Birmingham Alumnus Guest Speakers

As an Accounting and Finance student at Birmingham Business School, you will be invited to a range of events including talks by prestigious speakers from the corporate world, such as our Distinguished Leaders Series. Students recently had the opportunity to listen to alumnus Ian Cranna, the Vice President of Marketing of Starbucks, who delivered a talk covering marketing and the role of social media.

Find out about future Birmingham Business School events.

International Links

We have numerous international links and have been involved in projects in countries which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, Mauritius, Singapore and Thailand.

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