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During your degree programme, the main focus of your study will naturally be in Accounting and in your chosen language if you are following the Accounting with a Modern Language pathway. When you leave university, however, you may not all become a professional accountant. The nature of Accounting is such that many of the skills and ways of thinking that you will acquire during your studies will be of great value in a range of different career and life situations. In particular, there are a number of core skills (listed below) that you will need to acquire to be successful in your degree programme. All these will be transferable, in the sense of being of value in other spheres in which you may find yourself in the future.

Core skills include: