Accounting and Finance (Taught) Queen's University Belfast


Awarded by: Queen’s University Belfast

Speak 'the language of business' and understand financial decision-making and financial institutions. You are interested in a career in areas such as accountancy, banking and consultancy. You’ll learn how to summarise, analyse and report financial transactions and explore how company managers and investors make financial decisions, how they manage their risk and how financial markets function. You’ll also gain exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations.

  • Qualification


  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


Semester 1: Accounting and security valuation; corporate finance; international financial accounting and reporting. Semester 2: Performance management and governance; research methods and techniques. Choose one from: Derivatives; international finance or money and banking. Dissertation.

Assessment method

A variety of methods, which include individual and group work, presentations, case studies, class tests and dissertation.

Professional bodies

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

  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (Accounting or Finance based) or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.Exceptional applicants with degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, Management, Economics or other relevant subjects can also be considered. All applicants must have sufficient relevant knowledge of and/or experience in basic Accounting.

International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

*Taken within the last 2 years.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,500 Year 1
International £18,200 Year 1
England £6,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,500 Year 1
Scotland £6,500 Year 1
Wales £6,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.