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Course summary

As the accounting and financial reporting world becomes more globalised, this course concentrates on the developing international standards adopted by the key trading blocks. You will learn about the international reporting practices adopted by every company listed on a stock exchange within the EU and many companies further afield. We encourage you to recognise how financial information makes a contribution to society, and to consider where it might cause or inflate societal problems. We have close links with the accountancy profession, on a local, national and international level and across organisations of all sizes. You’ll benefit from the experience of practicing accountants, many of whom are graduates of our degree. Our Accountancy degree offers one of the most comprehensive and extensive list of accreditations in the UK. It is fully accredited by ICAS, ACCA, AIA and Chartered Accountants Ireland. It also carries part accreditation from CIMA, ICAEW and CIPFA. Many students do an internship with an accountancy firm during their holidays, combining their study with work experience. You will be able to interact directly with employers.

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Accountancy with a Language
  • Business Finance


Level 1 These modules give you an insight into the business world in which accounting operates. Core skills are developed to equip your interaction with commercial enterprises and society beyond business. Level 2 The concepts of earlier modules will be more fully developed. At this stage you’ll be encouraged to do your own critical thinking, essential in gaining a good Honours degree classification. This is also the year in which you’ll have the opportunity of travelling overseas to study with one of our partner institutions. Level 3 Level three comprises the junior Honours subjects. In the first three years of the BAcc degree all students undertake the same modules. Those who have elected to study a language will begin these studies in this year. Level 4 At this stage you can choose from a range of senior Honours modules. By now you’ll be able to recognise your strengths and tailor your final year to best suit your specific interests in line with your career ambitions.

Assessment method

Assessment is by a mixture of coursework (eg essays); computer labs; projects based on group assignments and exams. The weightings allocated to coursework and the final exam vary from module to module. Typically 80% is allocated to the final exam but this is less in some modules and higher in others.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Ireland, Institute of Chartered Accountants in
  • International Accountants, Association of
  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Public Finance and Accountancy, Chartered Institute of
  • Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

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Minimum Qualification Requirements

English language requirements

You can find details of our specific IELTS English language requirements and other accepted English language qualifications on the individual course webpages on the University website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course. All results will be verified online.

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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 £20900 Year 1
International £20900 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Tuition fees shown for Rest of UK and Scot/EU students are for 2022/23. The fees for 2023/24 have not yet been confirmed and we expect confirmation of these in March 2023. International tuition fees shown are confirmed for 2023/24 entry. These will increase by no more than 5% per year for the length of your course.
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