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BSc Accounting with Industrial/Professional Experience / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

The University has its own dedicated  Careers Service  that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of  opportunities to help boost your employability .

The ultimate aim of the programme is to empower you to achieve long-term career success and become the leading professionals of tomorrow. We aim for you to be 'employability ready' by the start of second year so that you can apply to and choose from a range of summer internships and placements. The programme has partnerships with ICAEW, CPA Australia, CIPFA, ACCA, CFA and CIMA. You'll benefit from these partnerships through exam exemptions, work experience offers and training.

What jobs do our Accounting graduates go into?  Examples of jobs recent graduates have gone onto include: audit associate, forensic accountant, internal auditor, procurement intern, risk analyst, tax advisor and trainee chartered accountant.

Who employs them?  A wide range of companies including: BDO, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, HM Revenue & Customs, KPMG, NHS, PwC, RBS and The National Audit Office.

What about further study?  Accounting graduates have gone on to further study in accounting, banking and finance at institutions such as Cambridge, Imperial College London and London School of Economics.

All examples are taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Accrediting organisations

This is a professionally oriented degree programme developed in consultation with the ICAEW. Completion of the core course units on this programme will ensure you receive substantial exemptions from the ICAEW's professional qualification, the ACA (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales). A significant number of exemptions are also available from other professional accounting qualifications, including ACCA, CIMA and ICAS.