Gain a competitive advantage in your accounting career - USW work with the leading global accounting bodies to give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications that help you become recognised within the industry.
USW offers a great choice of accounting and finance courses from undergraduate to postgraduate level. Taught by professionally qualified accountants, and specialists who have a wealth of teaching experience, our accounting and finance courses are ideal for those looking to progress in a career in one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and beyond.
USW has ranked Top 25 in the UK for Accounting and Finance for the past two years. (Guardian League Table 2020 and 2021)
Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Accounting and Finance courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales.
Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.
Many of our accounting courses are set up, endorsed, taught and accredited by some of the world's leading accountancy bodies, including the CIMA, CIPFA, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Accounting and Finance at USW is top in Wales and 22nd in the UK according to the Guardian League table 2020. Our lecturers and staff have a wealth of teaching experience and have worked and continue to work within the industry. You'll be learning from professionally qualified accountants and specialists who have the skills and knowledge to give you a competitive career advantage.
Due to the subject nature, understanding the theory behind accounting, finance, management, banking and investing is vital in providing a solid grounding in knowledge. However, we pride ourselves on our partnerships with industry, and many of our courses combine this with real-world, practical experience. Our students gain the CIMA-accredite Sage certification as part of their degree at no extra cost.
With campuses in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, you can enjoy all that South Wales has to offer – city life, night life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.
Many of our lecturers are at the forefront of their field, producing world-leading research and contributing to advances within their area of expertise.
Meet friends for life, join clubs and societies, experience campus life, benefit from a huge array of facilities and equipment and study a course that will shape the rest of your life.
Dedicated onsite and online support, advice and mentoring will ensure you're heard and supported. Our support services are at the forefront of addressing the challenges that modern-life brings.
Employability is at the heart of everything. So much so that a lot of our teaching is informed by what happens in the real world and the skills you’ll need for your chosen career.
Many of our courses have accreditation from professional, statutory or regulatory bodies. This allows you to gain a qualification recognised in your profession, such as an ACCA or LPC.