Accounting & Finance BSc

School of Business

Build your knowledge and ability in Accounting and Finance, and qualify in a shorter time on this 3-year accredited course, including an optional internship.

Date of entry

September 2024

Start date
September 2024
3 years
Dundee City Campus

Accounting and Finance professionals help organisations make informed decisions. They are integral to a business's overall success and stability, helping to foster long-term sustainability. They help the business adhere to financial regulations, and uphold standards. This creates social prosperity for both organisations and society.

This 3-year course covers various applied areas in accounting and finance. You will delve into subjects such as

  • financial and management accounting
  • taxation
  • audit
  • portfolio management
  • financial institutions

BSc Accounting and Finance includes an optional fully funded 8-week internship. This allows you to gain invaluable practical experience, enhancing your CV and employability.

Global internships

This degree includes an optional eight-week internship in countries such as China, Vietnam, the UK, or online. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a great addition to your CV, supporting your future career aspirations and demonstrating commitment to future employers.

We will teach you how to prepare and present financial information. You will become aware of concepts that underpin accounting and finance practices. These help to inform a business's decision making.

Learn to understand evolving information technology and its effect on accounting and finance. Plus explore financial and capital markets, and their pivotal role in wealth creation and management.

To become a chartered accountant you need to pass additional exams. These are arranged by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) . As this degree is partially accredited by ICAEW, you may be eligible for exemptions from some of these. This means you can quality faster.

Dundee maintains strong ties with the accountancy and finance profession. You'll gain valuable insights through guest lectures and experiences from business professionals. Your lecturers will have extensive experience in the accounting and finance sector.

By studying on this course you will

  • enhance your confidence
  • gain awareness of globalisation and ethical considerations associated with accounting and finance
  • discover how the accounting and finance function plays a vital role in society
  • learn the skills to become a responsible leader contributing to a sustainable society

Claim up to £500 travel or study expenses

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Students starting in September 2024 can claim up to £500 of expenses towards initial travel to Dundee, IT equipment, or educational materials

(This offer does not cover tuition or accommodation costs)

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Global internship opportunities

This course includes an optional eight-week internship matched to your chosen industry. Employers overwhelmingly believe graduates who have an internship experience are more employable due to your increased experience of the workings of international companies and organisations.

The available list of countries in countries varies but in previous years has included China, Spain, Portugal, Vietnam, and the UK (Manchester). In the case of visa restrictions for some international students, there are UK-based and remote internships with firms in countries such as the US, Canada, Australia, India, or France.

Support during your internship

Our internships are arranged with Pagoda Projects, who have over 30 years experience providing international internships.

You will be supported throughout your time with

  • dedicated Skype contacts or Facebook groups
  • optional social, networking, and travel activities
  • an English speaking tutor during your internship who will give you ongoing support
  • 24-hour emergency contact

You will be able to apply for the internship during year two of your course. We expect around 25-50% of students choose to take part in an internship.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

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AACSB accreditation ensures that business schools meet the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, curriculum, and learner success.

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