Accounting (Taught) Ulster University

The course aims to enhance students understanding of technical, conceptual and theoretical underpinnings in relevant areas of accounting; to enable them to apply the associated techniques in the preparation of accounting for internal/ external reporting and decision making. The course provides a programme of study in accounting and accounting related modules which enable graduates with non-accounting degrees to obtain a general introduction to the subject, and then to specialise in particular areas of accounting suited to the planned career path of each student. An Employer Liason Committee ensures that employers are aware of the course content ensuring that it is kept relevant and up to date.

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip

  • Study mode


  • Location


  • Start date

    September 2017

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


Audit and assurance; financial accounting; financial reporting; management accounting; management accounting in practice; regulatory framework of accounting; financial management; modern taxation; quantitative methods and economic environment; law for accountants.

Professional bodies

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

  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Ireland, Institute of Chartered Accountants in

Entry requirements

A second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a non-relevant discipline, or an equivalent standard in a professional qualification. Exceptionally, applicants who do not satisfy these requirements may be admitted if they can provide evidence of an ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. A good standard of English and Maths is required but specific A levels are not necessary. A good standard of English and Maths is required but The Irish Leaving Certificate is not necessary. 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 £4,550 Whole course
International £9,170 Whole course
England £4,550 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4,550 Whole course
Scotland £4,550 Whole course
Wales £4,550 Whole course

Additional fee information

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