Department of Accounting and Finance

Undergraduate study

Why study Accounting and Finance at Sussex?

  • 1st in the UK for Graduate Prospects - The Complete University Guide (CUG) 2019
  • 100% of our Accounting and Finance BSc students were in graduate-level jobs or further study six months after graduating - HESA EPI, Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2017
  • 6th in the UK for Business and Economics - The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018-19
  • Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
  • Top 15 in the UK - The Complete University Guide (CUG) 2019
  • Top 20 in the UK - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities

As a student in the Department of Accounting and Finance, you have access to our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. This allows you to take part in real-time financial and trading simulations, supervised by academic and industry experts. 

You also have access to other state-of-the-art facilities in the Jubilee Building, where the Department and the wider University of Sussex Business School are based. 

Discover facilities in the Business School

Boost your career prospects with a professional placement year

Sussex was rated 6th in the UK in RateMyPlacement's happiness index. Our students have taken placements with American Express, GSK, IBM, Johnson and Johnson, L'Oreal, Microsoft, o2, PwC and Rolls Royce, to name but a few.

Each of our undergraduate courses is offered with a professional placement year. 

Read more about placements with the University of Sussex Business School

Get an international perspective by studying abroad as part of your course

As an undergraduate student at Sussex, you can choose to study at an institution in another country for a year or term or join one of our week-long study tours to Germany, France or Spain. We are partnered with a range of reputable business schools and other institutions across the world, giving you a wide choice of study abroad destinations.

Read more about studying abroad as part of your course at the Business School


Admissions contact

Business-accountingfinance@sussex.ac.uk
+44 (0)1273 872668