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Accounting and Finance PgCert
Accounting and Finance PgCert

Accounting and Finance PgCert

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  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or above in a relevant subject.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

This Accounting and Finance course at Robert Gordon University is suitable if you have a first degree in another field of study and now wish to develop a career in accounting and finance. It aims to produce independent thinkers who can deal with the complexity of the accounting and finance challenges facing organisations, domestically or internationally.

The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and independent thinking abilities which are essential for developing a career in the accounting sector, within banking and financial institutions, or in the field of corporate finance.

You will develop key transferable skills in relation to the sourcing, recording, interpretation and application of accounting and finance information for use in decision making.

This course offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48 week work placement. Evidence suggests that graduates who can demonstrate relevant work experience have a better chance of securing a graduate level job.

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Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   BS3039,   Financial Reporting and Forecasting

  •   BSM001,   Financial Information and Decision Making

  •   BSM002,   Finance Theory

  •   BSM004,   Quantitative Methods For Finance

Stage 1, Semester 2

  •   BS3969,   Management Accounting

  •   BSM007,   Corporate Financial Management

  •   BSM2530,   Enterprise Creation

  •   BSM703,   Portfolio Investment and Wealth Management

Stage 1, Semester 3

  •   BSM301,   Placement (Postgraduate),

  •   BSM823,   Capstone,

Online Learning Full-Time

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   BS3039,   Financial Reporting and Forecasting,

  •   BSM001,   Financial Information and Decision Making

  •   BSM002,   Finance Theory,

  •   BSM004,   Quantitative Methods For Finance,

Stage 1, Semester 2,

  •   BS3969,   Management Accounting,

  •   BSM007,   Corporate Financial Management,

  •   BSM2530,   Enterprise Creation

  •   BSM703,   Portfolio Investment and Wealth Management,

Stage 1, Semester 3,

  •   BSM823,   Capstone,

Online Learning Part-Time

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   BSM823,   Capstone,

Stage 1, Semester 2,

  •   BSM823,   Capstone,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As an Accounting and Finance graduate, you will be able to progress into a career in:

  • Accounting sector 

  • Within banking/financial institutions 

  • Corporate finance within the public and private sectors 

  • You may work in industries such as Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction, Tourism.

    Given the nature of modern business, you will also be able to develop a career in general management or management consultancy, or enter into academia and undertake further research leading to a PhD.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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