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Bursaries offered by accountancy firms

Below is a list of accountancy bursaries currently available in Guernsey. However, most firms will consider offering something to a keen student such as work experience or shadowing.

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BDO Limited

As a Bursary Trainee, following completing your a-Levels, you would work at BDO for a year before going to University to successfully complete your degree and then returning to BDO. On return to BDO you will commence studying for a professional accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA) over a 3-4 year period during which time you will be supported, developed and supervised by senior members of the team. BDO will contribute £2,000 per annum over a three-year degree course. Requirements are 3 A levels at grades A*- C (excluding general studies and extended projects), received A* - C at GCSE in maths & english language, hold a deferred offer on a university degree course and commit to 5 weeks per annum paid work experience during the degree course.

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Deloitte Industrial Placements

Making a choice about your career feels like a big decision, right? What’s a true fit for you? How do you channel your curiosity and passion in a way that makes an impact? In a place where you can be yourself? Find out what a career in Professional Services is really like with our industrial placement.

As well as unrivalled business experience, and a competitive salary, you’ll gain a great insight into what it’s like to work at Deloitte. And you could even secure a place on our graduate programme, to take up after university.

Over six to twelve months, you’ll be trained with – and work alongside – our first year graduate intake. You’ll get your teeth into some complex business problems, gain insights into major sectors and experience of whole industries.


Who can apply for an Industrial Placement?

You will need to be studying towards at least a 2:1 in any degree discipline at a UK university, and you will complete the Industrial Placement in your penultimate year of university. You will need at least 260 UCAS points for your A levels (or equivalent), achieved at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 5 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent).

Deloitte also has a range of exciting graduate, undergraduate and apprenticeship opportunities available. For further details please visit our website or telephone 01481 703285.

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KPMG in the Crown Dependencies offer ‘sandwich placements’ for students completing a degree in any discipline who is interested in working in accountancy.

Students will begin their professional qualifications and work full time with their peer group. A fantastic opportunity to get a kick start in your career and have job security for when you leave university.

Applicants must have 112 UCAS points or over and Grade B or above in GCSE English and Mathematics.

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01481 721000

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