Top Accounting Schools 2012

Following are the top ranked accounting schools for 2012:

University of Bath - The University of Bath School of Management is one of the best in the UK. It is ranked 1st for Accounting and Finance by the Complete University Guide 2012. The School offers Full-time MSc in Accounting and Finance degree programme which can be completed in 12 months. The programme is designed for graduates who currently have little or no business experience who are seeking a career in finance related work.

Lancaster University - The Times Good University Guide 2012 ranked Lancaster University 9th in the nation and 1st in the Northwest. Accounting and Finance was ranked 2nd. Lancaster offers a broad range of accounting and finance degrees, from traditional three-year programmes to four-year degree run in association with world-class business services firm Ernst & Young.

University of Strathclyde - It has been ranked 5th in the UK for Accounting & Finance in the Complete University Guide Subject League Table for 2012 and 1st in Scotland. In the majority of study combinations, Accounting is fully accredited for entry to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) as well as offering exemptions to other professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA.

Loughborough University - The Sunday Times' University Guide 2012 ranked Loughborough 2nd for Management and 2nd for Finance and Accounting. In the 2011 National Student Survey (NSS), Loughborough was ranked equal 3rd for Accounting, based on students' overall satisfaction with their experience of university.

University of Warwick - It is ranked 1st in the UK for Accounting & Finance, and 3rd for Business & Management by The Times Good University Guide 2012. Warwick was the 2nd most targeted university by UK employers in 2010-2011, according to the Graduate Market 2011 report by High Fliers Research.

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