Accountancy | 2019
"When I had the opportunity to study accountancy I was the happiest girl alive! Our lecturers are incredible. Their availability and willingness to help make you want to give it all you've got."
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“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Take a step towards a rewarding career by studying accountancy at the University of Bolton! Ranked second in the UK for teaching quality for the second year running by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, our accounting degree courses are specially designed to help you gain relevant knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a wide variety of financial and management roles.
What’s more, the accountancy course at the University of Bolton enjoys a Gold partner status with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), which means you are guaranteed the highest quality teaching support and mentoring throughout the course. It includes the latest practices and theories of accounting and offers essential training for entry into this profession.
Our courses also attract maximum professional body exemptions from all the accountancy professional bodies (ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW). Thanks to accreditations like these, our Institute of Management Greater Manchester maintains strong relationships with professional bodies and businesses at both local and national level.
At the University of Bolton, we focus on providing our students with practical, industry experience, as well as creating a positive learning environment. Our small class sizes and passionate lecturers, who are all qualified accountants with vast practical experience in industry and practice, are key to ensuring you graduate with flying colours.
Benefits you can enjoy whilst you study accountancy here include:
Accountants are essential in any business, whether it is planning and forecasting, budgeting and control, or taxation and decision making. All FTSE 100 companies have a qualified accountant on their board. Our courses are designed to give you a strong academic and vocational background for a long-lasting career. Here’s what you can expect from our accounting courses:
Lecturers’ up-to-date subject knowledge which combines real-world case studies and exemplary teaching in small groups
Personalised support and advice on studies and career planning
Industry-related opportunities through excellent support from the Bolton Society of Chartered Accountants and other local employers
Our approach to your education at the University of Bolton is ‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed’ and we are proud to know our students by their name and not their student number. This student-first approach has led to our current position as one of the top five universities in the UK for student satisfaction, as awarded by The Complete University Guide 2020.
Some of the potential career options after studying these courses include (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
A chartered accountant in practice and industry
Company Secretary or CEO of large and medium-sized organisations
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.