Accountancy & Finance BSc (Hons); Southampton Solent University
via UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business)
This one-year top-up course is specifically designed to let you build your existing qualifications and experience into a valuable honours degree.
You’ll broaden and strengthen the knowledge and experience gained from work in the industry and earlier studies at HND level or equivalent, and have the chance to improve your general business knowledge.
You’ll focus on finance and accounting, develop your own research and analytical skills through a dissertation, and build up your professional network through the university’s strong industry ties.
Southampton Solent University’s origins can be traced back to a private School of Art founded in 1856, which later became the Southampton College of Art. Mergers with the Southampton College of Technology, and later the College of Nautical Studies at Warsash, led to the establishment of the Southampton Institute of Higher Education in 1984. Southampton Institute became Southampton Solent University in 2005.
- The university is based in Southampton, UK, representing over 17000 students. Its main campus is located on East Park Terrace near the city centre.
- In 2011, Southampton Solent University recorded a total of over 3000 students in the Faculty of Business, Sport, and Enterprise.
- The University is devoted to the training, design, consultancy, research and other services undertaken for business and industry. It strives to work with local businesses and professional bodies to keep the qualifications it provides relevant and immediately useful upon graduation.
- Southampton Solent University sets aside 90% of the total bed space available in Halls of Residence, prioritising new undergraduates.
- Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire, situated 75 miles south-west of London. It is considered one of the UK’s most populous metropolitan area, with shopping centres, stores, museums, large music venues, theatres, and a stadium, and is famously known as a port and for its association with the RMS Titanic.