You want lucrative, wide-ranging opportunities that challenge you. You can keep up with the changes and bustling nature of the finance world. You’re driven and want to understand the complexity of global financial markets around the world. Our course has the right balance of everything you need to succeed in accounting and finance; niche international content reaching beyond ACCA, knowledgeable and industry-experienced lecturers, influential guest speakers, The Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, and strong local and London-based professional connections.
You see yourself with a rewarding career in accountancy and finance. Let’s make it happen. We know what it takes to be a specialist in this field, so we design our course to get you on the right track, and to get you practising as soon as possible. Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is accredited by both ACCA and CIMA which means you get exemptions from their rigorous exams, allowing you to fast-track through their professional qualifications and start working sooner.
You’re ambitious. You understand the kind of skills you need to get ahead in the banking, financial and commercial sectors. We’ll help you gain this skill-set through relevant theory, active learning and hands on experience in our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. By building your expertise at ARU, you will have the essential knowledge, and practical preparation to get you off the ground quickly in your first job. From mathematics and economics, through banking and risk management, to financial management, business forecasting and investment analysis, our course is designed to align with the modern financial markets. This means our Banking and Finance programme is packed with relevant and up-to-date knowledge you will use throughout your career. This degree will give you options to explore the right path for you; an investment or retail banker, actuary, tax adviser, financial analyst or economist – you’ll get the desirable skills, so the career choice is in your hands.
Gain a full honours degree in just one year. Our course is perfect if you already have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, and want to specialise in banking and finance. You’ll go straight into Year 3, enhancing your numerical analysis skills and improving your career prospects in an international market.
You know you want to be a manager. To do this, you need to be able to make critical decisions on a corporate scale and our BSc (Hons) Business Management and Finance course will give you the skills and confidence you need to be prepared. With a strong focus on strategic thinking and financial management, this course lends itself to the entrepreneurial-minded student eager to develop their leadership abilities. The student who is hungry, ambitious and not afraid of a challenge. Someone exactly like you. With all the expertise of a business degree, the financial element of this course will ensure you have the numeric capabilities to make big business decisions. This is what will set you apart. This is what will ensure you graduate with the edge your future employers are looking for.
In addition to gaining firm understanding on International Financial Markets, this course equips you with the specialist skills, knowledge and experience in the use of big data, and statistical analysis to help companies to make more effective business decisions.
Develop the advanced purchasing, logistics and supply chain expertise you’ll need for management roles in national and international organisations. Our challenging, enjoyable Masters course is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).