Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course has been carefully tailored to provide you with a wide range of employability skills you will need to become a professional accountant. In your first year studying HNC Accounting, you will cover all aspects of financial and cost management accounting in both classroom and computerised environments. Additionally, you will undertake valuable study in Scots business and contract law, economics, communications and information technology.

In your second year studying the HND, you will build on these skills and cover advanced financial reporting and complex management accounting and planning. You will build an understanding of business and income taxation together with company law and be trained in advanced information technology software. The course will give you great career prospects and allow you to progress onto university degree-level courses.

Subjects Include:
Recording Financial Information; Preparing Final Accounts; Using Financial Accounting Software; Cost Accounting; Management Accounting; Using Information Technology; Accounting: Graded Unit 1; Business Law; Business Contractual Relationships.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level