Achieve your career ambitions with Arden 

Get your foot in the door to your preferred industry or level up your skills for a strategic promotion with a career-focused degree from Arden University. 

Our courses in finance and accounting have been designed with the highest industry standards and forward-thinking practices in mind. We create our modules to reflect the critical techniques and skills used today in finance and accounting positions around the globe. This focus on real-world issues ensures that your education is applicable to the positions you’ll enter after graduation. 

We proudly offer degree programmes in finance and accounting that are accredited by professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). These accreditations ensure that your education will prepare you for success on your career path. 

You can find out about our full range of courses below

Choose how you want to learn   

At Arden University, we offer you the opportunity to study your way. Want to study your course entirely online from anywhere in the world? Then our online learning courses offer you the chance to do just that. Plus, you’ll have the flexibility to create your own study schedule that fits around your personal and professional life.  

If you’d prefer to attend lectures and tutorials at one of our study centres in London, Manchester, Birmingham or Berlin, then our blended learning courses build in two days a week of face-to-face tuition with your course tutor and classmates, complemented by around 25 hours of online study.  

Whichever route you choose, you can continue to work alongside your studies, either full or part-time, to ensure that you don’t press pause while achieving your qualifications. With Arden you don't need to give up work or any other commitments to gain an internationally recognised, and professionally accredited qualification that can take you places. 

What can I study?

Bachelor’s courses in finance and accounting 

Ready to kickstart your career? Our finance and accounting bachelor’s programmes give you a critical understanding of the field, while providing you the tools to develop fundamental professional skills that can be applied in whatever position you choose.  

Master’s courses in finance and accounting 

If you’re already well established in your career and want to further hone your skills for more senior or leadership roles, our finance and accounting master’s programmes prepare you for situations you’ll encounter in your role. We offer programme specialisations including business and data analytics, so you have even more control over the direction of your professional future. 

Is a degree in finance and accounting right for me?  

Arden University’s degrees are reviewed quarterly to ensure what you are learning is as up to date as possible and that your education meets specific industry needs, and the needs of you the student.  

If you are looking to start or progress in your career, a programme in finance or accounting prepares you for a long list of possible career paths – you decide where you use your degree! 

Our team of finance and accounting academics 

At Arden, we strive to find the most professional, passionate, and experienced academic staff members to provide you with the most valuable education possible. Our finance and accounting academics each have years of experience in their field, and can provide you with their own firsthand knowledge of the industry. Find out a little more about our academics before you sign up for your course!

Degrees at Arden University School of Business and Management


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Not what you’re looking for?  

If you haven’t found a finance and accounting programme that’s right for you, you can find our full range of courses here. All our departments offer career focused programmes at a range of levels. 

Still not sure? Why not give one of our advisors a call? They can talk you through your skills, interests and career ambitions to help you decide the right programme to fit around your life, as well as the learning methods that may best suit you.

Where can finance or accounting degree take me?

At Arden University, many of our students have already entered the work force and are interested in furthering their careers. A qualification with finance and accounting could take you on a number of exciting career routes and diverse sectors, including business, finance, marketing, and management. 

If you’ve already established yourself on a career path and want to take your experience even further, our courses can prepare you for a career change or more responsibilities in your current position.  

Ready to get started? 

If you’ve chosen your course and are ready to get started, you can begin your online application today! 

The application only takes a few minutes to complete, and then one of our course advisors will assess your submission and contact you to discuss your eligibility.