Strathclyde Business SchoolDepartment of Accounting & Finance

Undergraduate study


You can study accounting in combination with a range of business subjects at Strathclyde. In the majority of study combinations, accounting is fully accredited for entry to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) as well as offering exemptions to other professional bodies, eg Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

By studying accounting you'll learn how to read and interpret accounting information in the annual reports of businesses and the financial information within the public sector. You'll also become familiar with the principles and practice of presenting information to those who manage all types of organisations.

Many of our graduates go on to qualify as Chartered Accountants through one of the major accounting bodies, while others enter banking, stockbroking and fund management.


Our finance degree is unique in Scotland in terms of the range and depth of issues covered. Employers tell us they particularly value the range of subject combinations available at Strathclyde. The finance degree includes classes such as the principles of investment & value, business finance & decision-making, and the analysis of securities such as bonds and shares.

Our finance graduates go on to be financial analysts or investment managers with a range of financial institutions such as fund management firms, investment banks, pension funds, insurance companies and stockbrokers. Some also pursue careers with the major accountancy firms.


Student Handbook

AccFin Student Handbook

Contact details

 Undergraduate admissions
 +44 (0)141 548 4114 

 Postgraduate admissions
 +44(0)141 553 6116/6105/6117


Strathclyde Business School
University of Strathclyde
199 Cathedral Street
G4 0QU

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