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5 Reasons to Study Accounting

Accounting can be a rewarding and interesting career pathway for many, with the wide variety of career options within the accounting and finance industry, it’s likely you’ll be able to find a career to suit your interests.

Here are 5 reasons to study an accounting qualification:

Gain an internationally recognised qualification

Did you know all of our accounting qualifications are AAT accredited? Appearing as a requirement in many accounting job adverts, AAT qualifications are internationally recognised, meaning you could find employment in locations all around the world!

Find a route into any industry

Accountants are needed across all industries, so whether you’re looking for a career in the retail, sport, TV, healthcare or IT industry, an accounting qualification could be your way in.

Be ready to start a business

Finances are extremely important to consider when starting a business and should be included as part of any business plan. Many businesses exist to make a profit – even those that don’t will not want to be making a loss. Poor management of finances is one of the most common reasons businesses fail, by understanding accounting you will increase the chances of any current or future business you own succeeding.

Gain transferable skills

Develop your transferable skills while gaining a qualification. Our AAT accredited courses support you to develop general business skills, soft skills – such as problem solving, attention to detail, communication and analytical skills, as well as naturally increasing your confidence in budgeting and understanding your own personal finances.

Interesting career pathways

An accounting qualification opens up many interesting career pathways, including, a financial advisor, bank manager, forensic auditor, business owner, film production manager, fashion purchasing manager and payroll administrator – you’re bound to find the perfect career for you.

Those are just five reasons to study an accounting qualification – what’s your reason? Take the next step in your career by enrolling on a course today –

Still not sure? As part of our festival of learning week from 6th – 14th September, we have FREE accounting tasters, so you can give it a try with no pressure of committing to a course. View all tasters –

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