Accounting and Law Ulster University

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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Jordanstown

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code NM41
Institution code U20
Campus name Jordanstown

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

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 ABB - BBB A-level grades BBB if including A-Level Mathematics or ABB if not completing A-level Mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DMM To include 10 distinctions.
Access to HE Diploma D: credits
M: credits
P: credits
Overall Access profile 70%.
Scottish Higher BBBBC - BBBCC To include minimum of Grade C in Maths.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Profile to include Maths with a minimum Grade B.

GCSE Profile to include English Language with a minimum Grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points To include 13 points at higher level.
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H2, H3, H3, H3, H3 - H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 To include Maths at Higher level.
Scottish Advanced Higher BBC - CCC To include minimum of Grade C in Maths.

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 £4,030 Whole course
International £13,240 Whole course
England £9,000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4,030 Whole course
Scotland £9,000 Whole course
Wales £9,000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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