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BA (Hons) Accounting
BA (Hons) Accounting

BA (Hons) Accounting

  • ID:ENU440128
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,360.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,360.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS (Academic)

  • 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5

TOEFL Internet Based Test

  • 80 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing

Pearson’s Test of Academic English

  • 56 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component

Cambridge C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE))

  • 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each component

Cambridge B2 First (formerly Cambridge English First (FCE)) 

  • 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each component

Cambridge C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge English Advanced (CAE))

  • 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each component

Trinity Integrated Skills Test (ISE)

  • ISEII, ISEIII, ISEIV with a pass in each component

Other Requirement

Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Minimum year 1

SQA Higher

Standard Entry Requirement


National 5 grade C in Maths and English.

Minimum Offer Entry Requirement


National 5 grade C in English.

National 5 Maths recommended.

You may be given an adjusted offer of entry if you meet our specified minimum entry requirements within our widening participation criteria, and outlined in our Contextual Admissions Policy. Click here for further information about our entry requirements and admissions policies.

A Level


GCSE grade C/4 in English.

GCSE Maths recommended.

Irish Leaving Certificate

Pre-2017 Grading System:

B1, B1, B3, B3 at Higher Level and grade C2 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

New Grading System:

H2, H2, H3, H3 at Higher Level and grade O4 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3

Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit).

GCSE grade C/4 in English.

GCSE Maths recommended.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.

Grade 4 in SL Maths and English.

European Baccalaureate

Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects.

Grade 6 in Maths and English.

Scottish HNC

Other HNC subjects may be considered for year 1 entry where a B in the graded unit is achieved.

Minimum year 2


Pass HNC Accounting with grade A at SCQF Level 7 in the graded unit.

Minimum year 3


Pass HND Accounting with grade B at SCQF Level 8 in the graded unit(s).

Course Information

These days, accounting is about  so much more  than crunching numbers. Accountancy is complex, and brings into play a number of expert skills.

You will learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills including accounting techniques and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance, management accounting, corporate reporting and statistics.

We offer tuition that is supported by experienced teaching staff with strong industry connections. Guest speakers from the public and private sectors add value to the course. In addition, transferable skills of time management, project management, communication, collection and management of data and IT skills will serve you well in the future, whatever your career choice.

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Year 1

  • Financial Accounting

  • Management Accounting

  • Introduction to the Financial Services Sector

  • Principles of Economics

  • Accounting Information Systems

  • 1 Option

Year 2

  • Corporate Accounting

  • Business and Corporate Law

  • Reporting Corporate Performance

  • Financial Management

  • Management Science and Statistics

  • 1 Option

Year 3

  • Advanced Corporate Reporting

  • Advanced Management Accounting

  • Corporate Financial Management

  • Taxation Auditing

  • Options

Year 4

  • Dissertation

  • 3 Options

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity



Trainee accounting roles in the public and private sector leading to a professional qualification e.g ICAS, CIMA, ACCA or CIPFA

General management opportunities

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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