Ulster University

Accounting and Law Ulster University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Important notice – campus change
This course will move to the Belfast campus. Students will change campus part way through this course.

The degree is a four-year programme with an equal weighting of accounting and law based modules being covered in each year. It also has an option of an intercalary/placement year after Year 3.

The aim of this degree is to produce professionally focused graduates who have an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of accounting and law. The degree prepares students for:

a career in accountancy (specialising in those areas which require a more in-depth knowledge of law, such as forensics, due diligence and litigation);
a career in law (in particular, corporate law) and/or;
postgraduate studies in accounting, law or cognate disciplines.

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 code NM41
Institution code U20
Campus name Jordanstown
Campus code J

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
A level BBB - ABB A level grades BBB if including A level Mathematics or ABB if not completing A-level Mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM For applicants taking the QCF (first teaching 2010) BTEC, the requirements will be D*DD.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Overall mark of 70% to include 70% in NICATS Maths or GCSE Maths grade B/6.
Scottish Higher BBBCC - BBBBC The Scottish Highers requirement for this course is BBBCC to include minimum of grade B in Mathematics or grades BBBBC.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Profile to include Maths with a minimum Grade B/6.

GCSE Profile to include English Language with a minimum Grade C/4.

Please note that for purposes of entry to this course the Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills - Application of Number is NOT regarded as an acceptable alternative to GCSE Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points To include 13 points at higher level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 28 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of four subjects at Higher level and one subject at Ordinary level. The overall profile must include English at minimum Grade H6 at Higher Level or Grade O4 at Ordinary level plus Mathematics at minimum H5 at Higher level or Grade O3 at Ordinary Level.

OR

120 UCAS tariff points to include a minimum of four subjects at Higher level and one subject at Ordinary level. The overall profile must include English at minimum Grade H6 at Higher Level or Grade 04 at Ordinary level. One Higher Level subject must include minimum Grade H3 from Higher Level Maths.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC - BBC The Scottish Advanced Highers requirement for this course is CCC to include minimum grade C in Advanced Mathematics or grades BBC.

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4,275 Year 1
International £14,060 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,275 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees displayed are for academic year 2019/20 and are subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2020/21. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/study-at-ulster/gb-students/discounts-for-gb-students

Provider information

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Ulster University
Cromore Road
Coleraine
BT52 1SA


Course contact details

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Registry and Admissions Office Coleraine

028 7012 4221

Fax: 028 7012 4908