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An International Education,
A London Location,
A Global Future

Flexible Curriculum at Richmond University

Flexible Start Dates

With the opportunity to start your
course in the Autumn (Fall) or the Spring

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British and international internships

Richmond offers all students the opportunity to take an internship

Richmond The American University in London

Academic Requirements

We accept qualifications from around the world

Minor in Accounting

The Minor in Accounting will give you a valuable insight into financial accounting and management accounting, whilst giving you the flexibility to study other more senior courses in Accounting, at your choice.

Please note, this minor is not available for students majoring in Business Management: Finance.

Testimonials

I am a rising senior and interned for the Finance Department at The International Transport Workers’ Federation.

Working for the ITF was a revealing experience; I learned about the scope of my interests and if those interests coincide with a future in Finance or Accounting. This internship has provided me with the necessary skills of working efficiently without error and maintaining a strong focus throughout the day that will help me to be successful after Richmond.

I mostly am enjoying the positive relationships that I am building with my co-workers, which I hope will persist after I leave in August.

Working at the ITF is both challenging and comforting, and I am grateful for this experience.

Marlene Dieckert
Marlene DieckertFinance Intern at AGC Partners, Spring Semester 2014

It’s not just about study, this is your story

Studying abroad

Whether you’re studying in another country, or studying here at the university in London, with Richmond University you have the opportunity to study abroad. That could mean trying out university in London for a semester to a year, studying overseas at any of our partner locations across the world, or taking part in a world internship – designed to give you the experience you need to complement your programme.

Employability

We offer career support and advice throughout your studies, doing everything we can to make sure you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. Just by taking part in a liberal arts degree, you’re learning a wealth of transferable skills, including learning to adapt to the working climate – essential criteria employers look for. You could also benefit from work experiences and internships as part of your programme; giving you an extra advantage at the start of your career.

Post graduation

  • Accountancy
  • Tax Advisory
  • Analyst
  • Management Consultancy
  • Banking
  • Business and Management
Programme structure

Minor requirements - US Credits 18 - UK Credits 72

ACC 4200 (3 CREDITS) Financial Accounting
An introduction to the accounting model, the measurement and classification of data and terminology essential to effective interpretation and use of financial statements, balance sheets and income statements. Underlying concepts are stressed and they are made concrete with illustrations. While mechanical and procedural details are explored, measurement and communication of data to external parties are emphasized.
ACC 4205 (3 CREDITS) Managerial Accounting
This course introduces students to the generation of cost data for the preparation of proper, representative financial statements, and for optimal planning and control of routine operations and long range organizational goals. It focuses on the uses of formal cost accounting systems and quantitative techniques to make managerial decisions. Topics include: direct absorption income statements, job and process costing, allocation and proration, pro-forma and capital budgeting.

plus two Level 5 ACC course
plus two Level 6 ACC course