There’s growing demand from businesses around the world for qualified accounting and finance professionals. Our courses are designed to match the requirements of the UK’s accounting bodies, allowing you to take significant steps towards becoming a qualified accountant, as well as developing skills essential for all kinds of business careers.
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Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
The Graduate Outcomes survey 2020 found that 96% of Surrey undergraduates are in work or further education.*
This is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates.
*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.
What our students say
Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.
My course has done extremely well in equipping me with the skills and knowledge to enter the financial services industry with competence and aptitude.Isaaq Yunis, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Professional Training placements
All of our undergraduate courses offer an optional Professional Training placement, which involves taking time out of studying to work in industry. Our placements give you the experience of working in a professional business environment, as well as presenting you with a unique opportunity to develop your confidence and professional identity.
You can do a placement here in the UK or you have the option to do your placement abroad.
Recognised as the Best University Placement Service (Over 750 Placements) at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2021; we will support you with your application and ensure you are gaining the experience you need in a supportive environment.
We partner with over 2,300 national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. These include companies such as Oracle, Morgan Stanley and the Walt Disney Company.
You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities. Our study abroad opportunities will provide you with unique access to:
- Experience new cultures
- Learn new languages
- Improve interpersonal and communication skills
- Enhance your employability
- Expand your learning
- Network on an international level
- Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Where you can study
Our partners complement our commitment to excellence in teaching and research and enable you to enhance your international outlook.
Locations of our partner universities include Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong.
With our Student Enterprise programme you can gain the skills to start your own business, develop your creative spirit and build your expertise for future employment.
See how Tomas Jancarek started his journey with us and set up his own business, Infinite Quest.
Recent Surrey Business School graduates have gone on to work for a range of companies, including:
- Abbey Road Studios
- Apple Inc.
- AXA Insurance
- Barclays Bank
- Compass Group
- Ernst and Young
- Gala Coral
- Hewlett Packard
- Intercontinental Hotels
- JP Morgan
- Marks & Spencer
- SEB Sweden
Why study with us?
Scholarships and bursaries
Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.