You will learn to use maths to develop precise and logical arguments, construct rigorous proofs and formulate solutions to new problems. You will also learn about the design and use of accounting systems and how they are affected by individuals, organisations, markets and society.
Our computer laboratories, equipped with Sage accounting software provides you with the opportunity to interact with real world data and situations. Should you choose to build on this practical experience you could opt to take a placement year between years two and three of your studies.
Blending theory with practice, the placement increases your awareness of real world organisations and helps develop skills which are much sought-after in the graduate job market.
The entry grades outlined in this section indicate the likely offer or range of offers which would be made to candidates along with any subject specific requirements. This is for general information only. Keele University reserves the right to vary offer conditions depending upon a candidate’s application. Read more about our undergraduate entry requirements for United Kingdom, European Union and International students.
30 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 5 or above
Access to HE Diploma requirements
Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction, to include sufficient Maths units, please contact us for advice.
* Reformed GCSE grades for England are stated in brackets ** Science practical only required from applicants taking reformed A level Biology, Chemistry or Physics in England *** If applicant has not had opportunity to sit AS level in England, please contact the Admissions team
Not got the grades?
If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, Foundation Year offers an alternative route to study for this degree.
These courses are designed to prepare international students to enter into Keele University undergraduate degrees.
Fees and funding
Going to university can be a daunting as well as an exciting experience. It can be difficult to understand the true costs of being a student, as well as the financial support that is available to help you meet those costs.
We can help you to manage your funds, create a budget and ensure that you receive any funding for which you may be eligible. We also offer financial support such as the Keele University Hardship Fund and emergency loans.
96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE, 2017)
The study of accounting and mathematics helps you to take a novel approach to problem solving, make critical interpretations of data and text and to demonstrate a theoretical and practical knowledge of the use of professional accounting software programmes.
Your chosen career path could be as diverse as finance, data analytics, chartered management or certified accountant, medical statistics or management consultancy. You might also decide to continue on to study for a postgraduate qualification in accounting or mathematics.
Accredited by ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA subject to passing the relevant modules.
Market Data Service Ltd
Private Sector Companies
The Bank of Toyko- Mitsubishi
Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:
Chartered Certified Accountant
Chartered Public Finance Accountant
Chartered Management Accountant
Regardless of which career you pursue after Keele, employers will want evidence of the range of skills and personal qualities you possess and which are required for the job. Your degree is clearly important in this respect but don’t forget the extra-curricular activities, positions of responsibility, jobs and voluntary work you may have been engaged in while studying at Keele. These activities allow you to demonstrate the skills and personal qualities required by employers and will be vital in your attempts to secure graduate employment.
It is estimated that 60% of jobs are open to graduates of any discipline. This demonstrates the flexibility of many graduate employers when setting out their academic requirements and that students are not necessarily restricted to careers related to their degree.