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TOP UK Universities for Accounting and Finance 2021 | Complete University Guide


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TOP UK Universities for Accounting and Finance 2021 | Complete University Guide

TOP UK universities 2021 with accounting and finance courses offer a specialized profession with its own set of processes and principles. It is an area with a wide range of learning opportunities in banking, business, or practice.

Bachelor's and Master's degrees are ideal if you are looking to pursue a career in accounting.

Accounting, finance programs in the UK prepare students for careers in the accounting, finance, and commercial sectors. Courses cover corporate finance, financial risk, management accounting and auditing, and operations and people management.

The modules are the same at every university, covering topics such as accounting, statistics, credit and financial analytics:

  • The 1st year traditionally introduces key financial, economic practices, laying the foundation for future studies.
  • Year 2 will continue to develop understanding of corporate finance, introduces additional modules.
  • In their 3rd year, students work on a one-year project, often in the form of a dissertation.

By studying this program, students from overseas will receive:

  • Professional qualifications in accounting
  • Thorough training in accounting and finance
  • Advanced theoretical, practical knowledge in the field of accounting, finance
  • Computational, computational skills, methods used in professional accounting practice
  • Learn to use specialized accounting software (such as CIMA Sage, which can enable you to obtain an official CIMA Sage user certificate)
  • Broad understanding of the accounting, financial, commercial sectors, often in an international context.

There are many different types of accounting degrees: Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Accounting, Specialized Bachelor of Accounting.

Career options for graduates from the UK's top universities in accounting and finance include:

  • Accounting
  • banking
  • insurance
  • financial consulting
  • financial trading
  • investment analytics
  • tax consulting.
Rank Institution Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Research Quality Research Intensity Graduate Prospects   Overall Score
1 Glasgow 220 45017 29618 0.63 89   100
2 Strathclyde 212 34029 42795 0.82 90   99.7
3 Leeds 176 18719 43160 0.75 87   98.7
4 Aberdeen 193 44290 44230 0.55 88   97.4
5 Bath 158 44231 44230 0.75 88   96.3
6 Queen's, Belfast 156 44200 32174 0.88 94   96.3
7 Durham 167 44351 44319 0.52 91   95.9
8 London School of Economics 143 36220 16862 0.75 94   95.8
9 Loughborough 146 44443 35462 0.8 96   95.8
10 Warwick 139 46113 42064 0.8 89   95.3
11 Exeter 153 44200 31079 0.67 91   94.9
12 Birmingham 153 44381 30713 0.79 90   94.9
13 Lancaster 139 41730 42430 0.79 89   94.7
14 Nottingham 151 44200 33635 0.78 89   94.6
15 Heriot-Watt 169 44534 27426 0.62 82   94.4
16 Newcastle 150 44231 26330 0.67 93   94.4
17 Stirling 176 36220 35462 0.59 78   94.3
18 Manchester 177 44381 44380 0.68 73   94.3
19 Queen Mary, University of London 160 30011 35827 0.79 82   93.5
20 Reading 130 44534 44503 0.61 88   93.3
21 Edinburgh 176 29646 44289 0.57 75   93.2
22 Swansea 123 46478 34001 0.57 90   93.1
23 Sussex 128 44504 31809 0.65 91   93.1
24 Liverpool 140 45383 33635 0.53 82   92.9
25 Sheffield 133 44231 44533 0.55 87   92.8
26 Kent 130 44231 30713 0.71 90   92.8
27 Robert Gordon 180 46478 19391 0.1 74   92.8
28 Cardiff 159 35490 46813 0.56 73   92.7
29 Southampton 148 44504 44441 0.61 79   92.6
30 Ulster 125 42826 35462 0.93 82   92.6
31 Dundee 172 44231 44257 0.65 75   92.1
32 East Anglia (UEA) 128 44381 44442 0.6 82   91.8
33 City, University of London 152 41730 44986 0.5 68   91.8
34 Nottingham Trent 123 12510 23774 0.17 86   91.1
35 Edinburgh Napier 158 43556 17199 0.11 75   90.8
36 Bristol 148 33298 44230 0.76 68   90.7
37 Portsmouth 112 41365 27061 0.31 88   90.3
38 Aston 131 36220 44380 0.43 74   90
39 Lincoln 114 47209 23774 0.18 84   90
40 Royal Holloway, University of London 126 44442 35096 0.66     89.7
41 De Montfort 99 44534 27061 0.33 90   89.7
42 Northumbria 135 42095 19756 0.18 77   89.6
43 Leicester 126 30011 24139 0.84 75   89.2
44 Glasgow Caledonian 164 44231 47150 0.13 68   89.1
45 Surrey 144 32568 25235 0.56 68   89.1
46 Hull 124 44351 19756 0.46 77   89
47 Aberystwyth 102 16528 19025 0.64 74   88.9
48 Keele 111 44231 44288 0.54 78   88.7
49 Liverpool John Moores 135 44290     84   88.5
50 Derby 118 44652 33970 0.13 85   88.3
51 Westminster 133 41730 46419 0.15 74   88.2
52 Huddersfield 122 44381 16103 0.17 76   87.9
53 Bradford 113 44412 30348 0.33 70   87.5
54 Essex 107 44412 31444 0.71 66   87.5
55 Oxford Brookes 121 44231 23774 0.19 67   87.4
56 Bangor 114 13971 29618 0.7 54   87.1
57 Coventry 114 42461 44318 0.06 74   87.1
58 West of Scotland 122 42826 46784 0.19 70   87
59 Edge Hill 123 34759 44257 0.38 75   86.9
60 West of England, Bristol 112 44412 21582 0.23 70   86.6
61 Manchester Metropolitan 124 44200 44349 0.16 62   86.2
62 Teesside 104 44534 44958 0.11 77   86.2
63 Middlesex 110 34029 26330 0.32 68   86.1
64 London South Bank 99 44259 30317 0.29 75   85.8
65 Brunel University London 107 34394 44229 0.9 65   85.7
66 Central Lancashire 117 22737 44288 0.22 50   85.5
67 Plymouth 109 43556 17564 0.6 57   85.4
68 Greenwich 114 45017 44228 0.19 64   85.4
69 Buckingham 110 4,51     72   85,1
70 Abertay 149 4,37     57   85,1
71 Chester 104 4,26 1,57 0,11 76   85,1
72 Salford 120 3,98 2,66 0,22 57   84,9
73 Worcester 97 4,38 1,65 0,29 71   84,9
74 Birmingham City 112 4,09 2,42 0,05 63   84,7
75 Northampton 92 4,08 1,86 0,98 66   84,7
76 Hertfordshire 98 4,21 2,05 0,09 70   84,5
77 Roehampton 100 3,87 2,23 0,34 69   84,2
78 South Wales 105 4,29 1,44 0,04 69   83,7
79 Liverpool Hope 109 4,07     74   83,5
80 Gloucestershire 94 4,02     82   83,5
81 Brighton 100 3,79 2,84 0,16 60   83,4
82 Bournemouth 106 3,85 2,65 0,3 56   83,3
83 Solent 108 4,21     69   83,2
84 Leeds Beckett 99 4,19 1,92 0,11 62   83
85 Sheffield Hallam 105 4,01 2,32 0,03 59   83
86 Bolton 109 4,57     56   82,7
87 East London 99 4,12 2,26 0,06 57   82,6
88 Wolverhampton 90 4,28 2,12 0,19 57   82,5
89 West London 112 4,44     56   82,4
90 Kingston 105 3,97 2,78 0,26 44   82
91 Cardiff Metropolitan 113 4,06     56   80,9
92 Anglia Ruskin 95 4,02 2,42 0,16 46   80,7
93 London Metropolitan 63 4,1 2,31 0,03 61   80,5
94 Winchester 100 4,27     53   80,3
95 Bedfordshire 93 3,75 2,36 0,18 51   80,2
96 Leeds Trinity 84 4,23         80,1
97 Chichester 92 4,1     57   79,7
98 Sunderland 96 3,7 1,32 0,14 62   79,4
99 Staffordshire 99 4,39     43   79,2
100 Canterbury Christ Church 90 3,79     61 78,9 78,9
101 Highlands & Islands 4,32     44 78,7  
102 Buckinghamshire New 84 4,18     42 77  
103 Wrexham Glyndŵr 3,74     50 76,8  
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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