Important notice – campus change
This course will move to the Belfast campus. Students will change campus part way through this course.
The BSc Hons Accounting (Pathways) is an innovative suite of pathways that offers you the opportunity to progress your studies within fast growing areas of professional services. You will be able to graduate with one of the following awards: BSc Hons Accounting or BSc Hons Accounting (Forensic Services) or BSc Hons Accounting (Financial Economics) or BSc Hons Accounting (Management Consulting).
This suite of pathways offers you high quality teaching, expertise in forensic and financial services and well established links with the accounting professional bodies, key graduate employers, public sector and local industry.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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
|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 requirement 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.|
|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 and 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)||
128 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.
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
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
|Northern Ireland||£4,275||Year 1|