UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus


This covers a wide range of accounting concepts and provides you with an excellent grounding in the principles of financial and management accounting using manual and computerised approaches.

Core units:
Graded Unit 1: Accounting; Management accounting using IT; Preparing financial statements; Recording financial information; Using financial accounting software; Cost accounting.

Optional units may include:
Business Communication; Economic Issues: An Introduction; Business Law: An Introduction; Payroll
Marketing: An Introduction; IT in Business: Spreadsheets; Creating a Culture of Customer Care; Company Law: An Introduction; Personal Enterprise Skills; Statistics for Business; Business Contractual Relationships; Business Accounting; Managing People and Organisations; Project Management.

Please note that option units available vary depending on study location, for more information contact your chosen campus.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, a maths based subject preferred, or Foundation Apprenticeship in Accountancy, Business Skills or Financial Services; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

HND Accounting

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Business, Computing and Hospitality

SCQF Level