Accounting

Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

This course is fully accredited so gives student exemptions from many exams set by professional bodies. Accounting is more than just number crunching. On our accredited courses you’ll learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills. We are accredited by major UK accounting institutes, as outlined below, and this highly regarded course will prepare you for a range of careers in accounting or further study. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) Accreditations from these accounting bodies highlight the relevance of this course for the modern business environment. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeN400
Institution code E59
Campus nameCraiglockhart Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level CCC GCSE Grade C or 4 in English is required and GCSE Maths is recommended.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit). GCSE Grade C or 4 English is required and GCSE Maths is recommended.
Access to HE Diploma D: 12 credits M: 33 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 33 Credits at Merit & 12 at Distinction. English at Level 2 or equivalent is required and Maths is recommended.
Scottish Higher BBBB National 5 C English and Maths is required. If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4. 4 points in SL Maths and English also required.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3 Grades H2, H2, H3, H3 at Higher Level. Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in Maths and English also required.
Scottish HNC Pass Other HNC subjects may be considered for year 1 entry where a B in the graded unit is achieved.

Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in Accounting with A in the graded unit. Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in Accounting with grade B at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
Scottish Higher BCCC National 5 grade C in English is also required. The grades listed above are our minimum entry requirements for applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. For further information about our entry requirements and our widening participation criteria as outlined within our Contextual Admissions Policy please visit our website.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
International £13360 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Accounting at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS