University of Strathclyde

Accounting University of Strathclyde Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Explore how accounting can be developed to meet the needs of society.

Why Accounting at Strathclyde?
Accounting & Finance is ranked No 1 in the UK (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and Complete University Guide 2019).
Learn about the preparation, presentation and interpretation of financial information.
Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
First BA in Accounting in the UK to be approved for endorsement under the Institute of Management Accountant’s Higher Education Endorsement Programme.

Your Career
The majority of study combinations of this course lead to a fully accredited degree, allowing you to train for membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Many graduates go on to qualify as Chartered Accountants and others enter branches of commerce such as banking, insurance and fund management. This course is also useful for those considering a more general business career.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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 N400
Institution code S78
Campus name University of Strathclyde
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 AAA GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, or an essay-based A Level B may be considered in lieu of English; A Level Maths A.
Scottish Higher AAABB - AAAA English B, Maths A
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points No subject below 5 and including English SL5, Maths HL6.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H1, H1, H1, H2, H2 Mathematics to be at H1 and English at H2
Scottish HNC Pass Relevant HNC/HND, A in graded Units; for advice on entry to Year 2, contact Business School Admissions


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £15,300 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

Provider information

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University of Strathclyde
McCance Building
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow
G1 1XQ


Course contact details

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Strathclyde Business School - UG

0141 548 4114


Accounting and Finance - UG

0141 548 3261