Accounting and Finance with Accelerator Programme at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS

Course summary

Our Bachelor Degree Accelerator Programme (The Accelerator) is an alternative route to begin your degree offering direct entry to second-year study across our undergraduate degrees. Learning style The Accelerator’s style of teaching will best prepare you for degree level studies with lectures, tutorials and seminars, encouraging independent thinking and developing your academic knowledge and skills. The intensive and focused programme will enable you to: • transition seamlessly into degree-level studies; • make an informed choice about your degree; • develop independent learning skills through our problem-based and student-centric learning approaches; • learn to work in groups, conduct research and deliver presentations. Course options The first year of The Accelerator can normally be completed within one academic year (nine months). The programme comprises four year-long courses of 30 credits each. Academic skills This course introduces students to the study skills, practices and expectations of university study while preparing you to better participate in a tertiary learning environment. Throughout the course, there will be an emphasis on the utility and transferability of these academic skills and competencies not only for foundation and degree studies, but also for employability and lifelong learning. Option courses There are four options for the accounting and finance programme, you will need to choose three: • Accounting (recommended) • Business Management (recommended) • Economics (recommended) • Mathematics (recommended for Actuarial Science pathway) Degree pathways Successful completion of Year 1 of the Accelerator programme offers a direct pathway into Year 2, of a wide range of professionally relevant degrees: • Accountancy, MA (Hons) • Accountancy and Finance, MA (Hons) • Finance, MA (Hons) • Business and Finance, MA (Hons) • Combined Studies, BSc (Hons)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
GC24
Institution code:
H24
Campus name:
Edinburgh Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further information on the entry requirements for these.


English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.

HWU English Language Requirements

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18704* Year 1
International £18704* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

202526 tuition fees are subject to confirmation by the university.
Accounting and Finance with Accelerator Programme at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS