Finance is still considered one of the safest and most stable career choices, allowing those who love working with numbers to make good money as the global finance industry continues to grow. It's especially true for the UK, with its capital remaining the top international and connected financial centre attracting talent from all over the world.
If you are still unsure which career path to take, a degree in accounting & finance in particular opens the door to a wide range of great opportunities such as working as a credit analyst, a financial analyst, a financial manager, and a controller.
In this article, we will look into the latest annual University Guide by the British newspaper Guardian to find out which UK universities offer the best accounting & finance courses when it comes to general satisfaction with the course, teaching and feedback, student-to-staff ratio, and career prospects after 15 months.
London School of Economics and Political Science (Guardian's rating of excellence - 100)
University of Warwick (Guardian's rating of excellence - 93.9)
University of Aberdeen (Guardian's rating of excellence - 93.9)
University of Edinburgh (Guardian's rating of excellence - 91.5)
University of Bath (Guardian's rating of excellence - 91)
Typically you'll need to have at least AAB (A Levels) in subjects such as accountancy, business studies or mathematics.