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What are the best universities for Finance or Accounting degrees?

15 Sep 2020 - Barni Homden

Why study a Finance or Accounting degree?

Finance is a hugely important discipline – it’s a vital aspect of all businesses, and helps to shape the world economy. It can also provide a very lucrative career for graduates with a good accounting degree.

Both the UK and the USA are among the best countries in the world to study finance. Both have a range of universities which are highly ranked in the subject. Plus you could benefit from proximity to London or New York, which are both major financial hubs.

But what are the best universities for Accounting degrees?

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The University of Glasgow has an excellent institution for Accounting and Finance, ranking 1st in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021). Glasgow has a wide array of degrees available to choose from, and the University itself dates back to 1451! Available degrees include International Accounting and Financial Management & Quantitative Finance.

Nottingham Trent University also ranks highly in the subject, appearing in the top 20 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021). Here, you can study Accounting and Finance at either undergraduate or postgraduate level through a pathway course with Kaplan.

Ranking 7th in the UK for Accounting and Finance degrees is the University of Birmingham (Guardian University Guide 2021). A UK red brick university and a member of the Russell Group, Birmingham offers degrees in Accounting and Finance and Money, Banking and Finance.

Another Russell Group member, the University of Nottingham, ranks in the top 15 for Accounting and Finance related degrees (Complete University Guide 2021), Queen Mary University of London ranks an impressive 19th in the UK for the subject (Complete University Guide 2021). At Queen Mary you can study a range of degrees at undergraduate level. These include Accounting, Finance and Business Management, and Economics.

Accounting degrees in the USA

In the USA, Kaplan partner Pace University enjoys a convenient location in the centre of New York – just around the corner from Wall Street, America’s financial heart. Pace is also dual accredited by the AACSB in both Accounting and Business; only 2% of universities worldwide can boast of this prestigious achievement.

How to study Accounting and Finance degrees in the UK or USA

Interested in a career in finance?  You can find your path to a great degree in Accounting and Finance with Kaplan. Our partner universities are among the best universities for Accounting and Finance degrees. Find Accounting and Finance degrees in the UK or search for Finance and Accounting degrees in the USA using our degree finder.



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