The EY Degree
Get an academic education, acquire vital work experience and take professional exams all at the same time.
What makes the EY Degree different?
The Department of Accounting and Finance, in partnership with EY and ICAS, offers a four-year sandwich degree programme with an exciting and innovative approach to higher education and professional training.
We have developed a unique degree that will challenge and stretch you whilst giving you the space and support to embark on your career as a professional accountant.
You will spend up to 18 months on salaried placements at an Ernst & Young office and receive a first-year bursary to help with university and living costs. For those with the ambition to get ahead fast, the EY Degree offers the perfect springboard.
EY is one of the world’s leading professional services firms. Begin your career with EY and you’ll gain the skills, contacts and experiences to make your career go further, faster.
You'll study for five of your ICAS examinations during your degree and another two during your work experience with EY, before completing your final three exams after graduating.
You'll spend up to 18 months on placement with EY, at locations across the UK.Learn more
Leanne's career formula
Watch Leanne's video to hear about her time on the EY Degree and why she felt it was the right option for her.