Accounting and finance

Are you keen to improve your financial data interpretation skills? Do you want to feel more informed making important business decisions?

Give your career a boost in the financial industry with the University of Hertfordshire’s postgraduate Accounting and Finance course.

Whether your ambition is to move up the career ladder or progress into doctorate study, this subject area will prepare you for either path. Our expertly taught courses will challenge you and provide you with the tools to interpret and make decisions based on the big figures.

Our career-focused courses aim to enhance your analysis abilities. Skills which are widely used by finance and investment banking professionals.

Previous graduates have gone on to work as financial analysts, senior investment managers, bond analysts, and portfolio managers for organisations including HSBC, Standard Chartered, Nomura, and Gallagher & Mohan.

You will also benefit from our business school’s strong industry links with employers such as Canada Life and Santander, giving you easier access to exciting opportunities.

You will be able to decide how much time you are able dedicate to the course. Complete your degree in either one or two academic years, with a pathway choice of a work-placement or advanced research.

Why choose Herts?

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1st in the UK

for Support – Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)

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2nd in the UK

Overall –  Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, Advance HE, 2023)

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Get a headstart

to becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with teaching material based on the level 1 and 2 curriculum

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