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Accounting is the language of business and is considered a beneficial foundation for anyone looking to pursue a career in the business world. Those who enjoy the financial aspect of business and determining a company’s bottom line and other financial matters may benefit from acquiring a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Before students decide to enroll in an accounting program, many ask, “What is a Bsc in Accounting?” This degree program provides students with information regarding the basic aspects of accounting standards, subjects, and principles. In addition to basic courses, students may also take more advanced classes covering subjects like auditing, taxes, management services, income tax preparation, and more.

One of the main benefits of obtaining this bachelor’s degree is that it qualifies students to be eligible for employment in the financial sector. Often, employers require applicants to have a minimum of this degree for consideration for the job. Not only will graduates widen their job prospects, but this degree will prepare them to pursue higher education or become a Certified Public Accountant. Once this advanced training is completed, graduates may find that they can advance in their careers faster and receive an elevated income.

The cost of acquiring a degree of this nature depends on the institution attended. The tuition and fees vary for every school based on where the school’s location, the length of the program, and a variety of other different factors.

With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, graduates can work as a public accountant, management accountant, government account, or as an internal auditor. While each of these positions has specific roles, all of them heavily deal with finances and basic accounting principles. 

 

Before starting a degree program, students should heavily consider the benefits and disadvantages of each school they wish to attend and the cost of each institution. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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67 Results in Accounting

Arden courses at GISMA

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management a ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. The overall aim of the programme is to enable students to acquire the skills relating to key inter-connected disciplines applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors. By the end of the three years, students should have developed a range of transferable skills that will assist them throughout the careers they choose.

The programme is structured across three levels and ensures that students gain a basic understanding of the world of business throughout the three years. The first year will tackle modules such as developing personal and management skills, financing accounting and cost accounting. You will also learn to develop essential decision-making skills which best support the growth of the enterprise. Level 5 will teach students about increasingly important business law and key ethical issues facing businesses today.... [-]

Germany Berlin
November 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The University of Law Business School

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accou ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Foundation Year is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting and finance. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future. This knowledge and skills will be further developed and expanded in the years following successful completion of the Foundation Year.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bucks New University

If you really enjoy controlling the figures, then Accounting and Finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial information in or ... [+]

Course Overview

If you really enjoy controlling the figures, then Accounting and Finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial information in order to survive and to make decisions about future growth. You'll be able to recognise the trends and explore ways to keep a business afloat, making sure the profits stay up and the expenses stay low.

As it’s a joint degree, this course will benefit those aspiring to be accountants or working in the world of finance. It includes skills that build on investment and commercial banking, insurance, consultancy and financial markets.

Start a secure career with many opportunities

Wherever there is a business, there are accounts that need controlling. Almost every commercial organisation needs skilled financial support. There are companies that deal solely in finance too. These may be investment banks, insurance companies and financial services companies.... [-]

United Kingdom High Wycombe Uxbridge
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden University

This programme covers the major tools and theories of accounting and finance, giving you the skills to apply them to real-world situations. Arden University’s online BSc ... [+]

Course Overview

This programme covers the major tools and theories of accounting and finance, giving you the skills to apply them to real-world situations. Arden University’s online BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA) will develop your understanding of the world of finance, and broaden your accounting skills to prepare you for your next professional steps. This programme’s ACCA accreditation gives a maximum exemption to ACCA membership (papers F1 to F9).

Arden’s flexible study mode allows you to develop your financial skills around your existing commitments. This programme will equip you with the financial knowledge needed to take your next step in the business world, and help take you closer to your career goals.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
Peru State College

The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level ... [+]

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The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in government and private industry.

Students who wish to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination will need to complete the additional requirements for the Public Accounting/CPA Focus.

General Studies Requirements BUS 201 | Organizational Communications (3 credit hours)Students study communication foundations, the writing process, and communicating through letters, memoranda, and e-mail messages. The culminating activity permits students to understand the report process ... [-]
USA Peru
September 2019
Campus
University of York

Develop specialist accounting and finance skills, and learn to apply them in an organisational context. ... [+]

Overview

Accounting is the language of business. It gives managers, investors and governments the information they need to make financially-sound decisions.

In the increasingly complex modern business environment, there is a high demand for skilled professionals who can work flexibly in teams across business boundaries. You’ll need strategic focus and the ability to influence decision making and apply judgement responsibly.

This course places accounting and finance skills in a broader business context. You’ll gain the technical skills and problem-solving abilities you might expect from an accounting and finance programme but will have also have the opportunity to develop strong communication skills, broad commercial awareness and a critical approach to business problems.... [-]

United Kingdom York
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting pro ... [+]

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting profession and the business community. Students are prepared for many different career paths and graduate with a foundation well suited for advancement.

Accounting is often called the “language of business.” Businesses plan, assess and report the results of operations, financial condition and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information. External users assess creditability, performance, risk and investment potential while internal users assess the efficiency of resource allocation, performance, and achievement of strategic objectives in the daily management of a business. All organizations, whether large or small, rely on accountants to record and report the activities of the business.... [-]

USA Tampa
August 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
George Mason University Korea

The accounting degree prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professionals w ... [+]

TOP 5% among U.S. Business Program AACSB accredited

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professionals who can both generate and apply financial information to solve business problems.

Our students learn principles of business and accounting as well as the specific skills and specialized technical knowledge necessary for success in the dynamic field of accounting.

Our program emphasizes ethics, critical thinking, written and verbal communication, and effective use and understanding of technology. Our graduates are employed by the assurance, tax advisory, and consulting groups of the top accounting firms as well as Fortune 100 companies. Our proximity to the nation’s capitol provides unique opportunities for our graduates to work in government and in the federal practices of public accounting firms.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Richmond The American International University in London

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accountin ... [+]

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accounting qualifications at the start of their business career. Students will gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance and learn to understand management concepts within an international business context.

This programme goes beyond the theoretical and quantitative techniques fundamental to accounting and finance. It draws from various disciplines, such as statistics, economics, law and information technology in order to gain a truly solid understanding of the field. With a generalist business and management core, this degree will not just allow you to pursue careers in accounting and finance but in relevant managerial fields as well.... [-]

United Kingdom Richmond
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business

Our undergraduate Accounting program is rated a Top 10 Best Undergraduate Accounting Program in New Jersey by Accounting Degree Review, and several of our faculty have be ... [+]

Why Study Accounting at FDU? Did You Know... FDU accounting students have scored #1, 3 and 5 on the Certified Public Accountant Exam in New Jersey. Most accounting majors receive job offers one year before they graduate. Students in the 4+1 Combined Degree Program can graduate with a BS and MS degree in five years. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Silberman College of Business, and others regularly award scholarships to FDU students. Read about available scholarships for accounting undergraduate students. The accounting program has earned endorsement by the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) for meeting high educational standards, enabling students to pursue the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential. Our accounting program received a national award for innovation. Three FDU faculty have been honored with NJSCPA Outstanding Educator Awards. Public accounting firms are restricting recruiting only to colleges like FDU that qualify students for the Certified Public Accountant exam. Degree Requirements ... [-]
USA Madison Teaneck
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Exeter Business School

BSc Accounting and Business is an interdisciplinary programme that maintains the core focus of accounting but will give you a much broader understanding of business subje ... [+]

BSc Accounting and Business is an interdisciplinary programme that maintains the core focus of accounting but will give you a much broader understanding of business subjects and the wider context in which accounting operates. The programme incorporates all disciplines of the Business School and you will study compulsory and optional modules from business, management, accounting, finance, law and economics.

BSc Accounting and Business will help you develop a set of graduate skills and attributes which are hugely relevant to 21st-century businesses, such as analytical problem solving, teamwork, research and organising and communicating information. It will also prepare you for a professional career in a wide range of sectors including accountancy, e-commerce, marketing, management relations, banking and finance. Should you decide to enter the accountancy profession, the extent to which this degree programme provides exemptions from professional examinations depends upon the options you choose.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
September 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
The State University of New York at Geneseo

The accounting major provides a thorough understanding of modern accounting principles and procedures within the broader context of a quality undergraduate liberal arts e ... [+]

The accounting program at Geneseo is housed within our AACSB, internationally accredited School of Business—the highest level of accreditation or approval possible for an accounting or business degree program. Only 35% of all business schools in the United States hold this distinction. It is a clear indication that experts from the corporate world and other universities regard Geneseo’s programs as truly excellent.

We are also extremely proud of our students' success. Nearly all of our accounting students are employed two months prior to graduation. We have several international student alumni working for the BIG Four and national accounting firms across the U.S., particularly in New York City.... [-]

USA Geneseo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Shippensburg University - John L. Grove College of Business

The undergraduate accounting program at Shippensburg University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a successful professional accountant. ... [+]

Why Study Accounting?

The undergraduate accounting program at Shippensburg University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a successful professional accountant. The breadth of our program prepares graduates for a number of different career opportunities. Accounting is a high-demand, high-salaried field. Hospitals, insurance companies, charitable organizations, schools and universities all require the services of accountants.

If you exhibit a strong scholastic aptitude, excel in your academic performance, and possess accounting-related work experience, you may wish to apply for the accelerated 5-Year BSBA/MBA Program in Accounting. Contact the department with specific questions about admission requirements.... [-]

USA Shippensburg Harrisburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Warwick Business School

Our BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-oriented qualification, which is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. You will gain the skills, know ... [+]

Ranked 3rd in the UK for Accounting & Finance by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Our BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-oriented qualification, which is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. You will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to operate effectively in the fast-paced world of multinational companies and global financial markets.

You will be encouraged from the outset to think critically, enabling you to analyse and interpret real-life business issues in order to devise solutions, helping to prepare you for your career in accountancy, financial services, or management. You will also have the opportunity to develop your interpersonal skills including communication, leadership and team work, to become more adaptable and resilient to change.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Denver

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, grad ... [+]

BS Accounting

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines.

Enlightened Practice means ensuring that our graduates understand the theory and practice of accounting and its ramifications on society, the profession and organizations. Professional Achievement includes accomplishment at each level of one’s career and commitment to lifelong learning, competence and integrity. Knowledge Creation means scholarship which improves our understanding of accounting, the practice of accounting and the process of educating future accountants. Commitment to Community is the process of giving of oneself both to the community that supports one’s efforts and achievements and to the community at large. Commitment to Community is a vital aspect of the accounting profession and is critical to the School’s ongoing success. ... [-]
USA Denver
September 2019
Full-time
Campus