Undergraduate economics, finance and accounting courses at Salford

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Think you have a future in finance?

If you are good with numbers, have strong organisational skills and good business sense, then a career in the dynamic fast-growing field of accounting, finance and economics could be for you. 

Studying with us, you'll enhance your professional expertise by networking with our industry partners, applying your knowledge during work placements/internships, and accessing various hands-on opportunities. We'll also support you in developing the soft skills employers are looking for, including teamwork, communication, leadership, technological literacy, and ethical practice. 

Through expert-led programmes and dedicated support, we will empower you to embrace curiosity, build confidence, and stand resilient — ready to tackle the digital, ethical, and sustainable challenges of the 21st century. 

Interested in postgraduate study? Find out more about our courses and life at Salford. 

Want to find out more? Book your place at an Open Day or join a campus tour.

Explore our accounting, finance and economics courses

BSc Accounting and Finance

A degree in accounting and finance is vital if you want to become an accountant but it's also a great degree for moving into general business management.

BSc Accounting and Finance (Placement Year Option Available) 
BSc Accounting and Finance with foundation year

BSc Business Management with Economics

If you're interested in the economic challenges we face as a business and as a society, Business Management with Economics could be for you.

BSc Business Management with Economics (Placement Year Option Available) 
BSc Business Management with Economics with foundation year

BSc Business Management with Finance

In Business Management with Finance, you will look at how finance fits within a business context and affects the decisions made by governments and international organisations.

BSc Business Management with Finance (Placement Year Option Available) 
BSc Business Management with Finance with foundation year

At the heart of it

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Salford Business School offers industry-informed and expert-led teaching at the heart of Greater Manchester’s rapidly evolving business and digital industries, regarded as one of the UK's most established financial technology hubs.

You’ll prepare for career success by studying a rigorous qualifying degree in a friendly and supportive environment. Our industry-accredited programmes are career-focused and industry-informed, helping you develop the skills and knowledge needed for a high-level career in a diverse range of positions within the sector. 

Why study at Salford?


Benefit from real-world learning opportunities and an optional placement year in industry — put your learning into practice, gain invaluable experience and earn without any tuition fees.


Join our vibrant global business school community where staff know you by name and fellow students become your friends for life. Benefit from dedicated support services and facilities.


Study on our green campus in the heart of Greater Manchester’s dynamic business and digital sector. Benefit from close partnerships with SMEs and multinational household names.

Visit us on campus

University of Salford Open day signpost.

Our finance-related programmes are all about giving you real, hands-on experience to get you ready for a successful career. Discover the Salford Business School experience and how we support your success at one of our Open Days. This is your opportunity to ask your questions, meet our community, and explore your potential new home. 

  • Attend course-specific talks and meet your future tutors and industry experts
  • Hear firsthand experiences from current students and graduates studying on your course
  • Explore our support offer and in-school progression and careers teams
  • See how we embed real-world learning opportunities throughout your studies
  • Tour our campuses and explore facilities and equipment

Secure your place at our upcoming Open Day and gain all the information you need to make an informed university decision! 

Ready for the next step?

You can apply now via UCAS with these quick links: 

BSc Accounting and Finance
BSc Business Management with Economics
BSc Business Management with Finance

Remember, all programmes are available with an optional placement year and foundation year.

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