Heriot-Watt University

Accountancy and Finance Heriot-Watt University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Our Accountancy and Finance programme is a specialist degree, particularly well suited to those seeking entry into the accountancy profession and careers in financial services or financial management.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 code NN34
Institution code H24
Campus name Edinburgh Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB For entry to Level 2: ABB in relevant subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
Scottish Higher AAAB
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points For entry to Level 2: A total of 34 points plus relevant subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher BB in relevant subjects, plus AAAB at Higher for entry to Level 2.
Scottish HNC Pass HNC with B in graded unit. For Level 2 entry: HNC in a relevant subject with A in graded unit.
Scottish HND Pass For Level 2 entry: HND in a relevant subject with BB in graded units. For Level 3 entry: HND in a relevant subject with AA in graded units.

Intermediate 2 / National 5 / GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics required.

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

In order to gain the maximum number of available exemptions from the professional examinations of accountancy bodies such as ACCA and ICAS, Level 1 entry is the normal route for all students applying to our Accountancy and Finance programme.

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


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £14,640 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

201920 tuition fees are subject to confirmation.

Provider information

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Heriot-Watt University
EH14 4AS

Course contact details

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Admissions Office

0131 451 3376