You will learn all the principles of accounting and finance, while developing the key skills to excel in the financial marketplace. Our tutors are professionally qualified and have worked in industry, giving you the benefit of their experience and knowledge.
On this course, you will learn the principles of accounting and finance, while developing the key skills you need to succeed in the financial marketplace. When you graduate, you will gain maximum exemptions from professional exams - no institution offers more exemptions from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams. You will also develop the practical skills essential for success in your chosen career. In five years, you can earn a prestigious honours degree together with a professional accounting qualification.
We provide you with all the tools, techniques and experience you need to succeed in a highly competitive financial world. Our graduate employment is 96%. In the National Student Survey 2013, our course came second out of more than 90 institutions offering Accounting and Finance.
The accountants in our teaching team are all professionally qualified, the majority with a Big Four accounting firm. All our teaching staff pride themselves on putting our students first, and you will always have academic support when you need it. Your tutors will work with you as an individual to make the most of your career opportunities.
As a team, we believe we do everything we can for our students, but do not take our word for it. Since the student satisfaction ratings were first introduced, this course has frequently featured in the top ten accounting degrees in the country.
How you learn is almost as important as what you learn, and it is our job to ensure we give you all the information you need in as interesting and varied a way as possible. So there will be lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops, where you will listen, learn, discuss and gain hands-on experience of how business and finance work. At the University of West London, we aim to combine traditional academic teaching with up-to-date training in the skills needed to be successful in the modern world.
Our aim is to produce graduates with all the skills and abilities needed to flourish in the world of accounting and finance.
We hope you'll leave us not only with all you need to start a career, but as someone who doesn’t see a job as the end of their studies so much as the start of Continuous Professional Development and Lifelong Learning. This degree provides a fantastic basis for all professional qualifications, including those offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW); and the Institute of Credit Management (ICM).
The great thing about a degree in accounting and finance is it’s such a flexible qualification. Lots of our students choose to stay with us, or move to another institution to undertake further study on a master’s degree. Others choose to go down the professional route and obtain a professional qualification with the ACCA, CIMA or the ICAEW. Some decide they've had enough of exams altogether and choose to use their qualification to go straight into the industry or the world of finance.
Whatever you decide you'll find an accounting degree from the University of West London will open doors for you.
What our students say
(Chief Accountant, Penap Consultants)
University of West London gave me the opportunity to study in Cyprus and obtain a degree in Accounting and Finance from a world recognised university. During the course I was able to gain knowledge in the field of business that I intend to pursue through my professional career. The practical and theoretical views of my professors were very helpful for me since I gained a rounded view of several business matters. Thank you UWL!!!
(Accounts Officer, Cyprus University of Technology)
The course of UWL BA in Accounting and Finance was enriching, challenging inspiring and life changing. The lecturers presented the lectures pleasantly and the materials were really valuable. I really think this course is a great investment for my future career and I highly recommend it.
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