Whether you are considering a career as a chartered accountant in professional practice, industry or the public sector, or you are looking to work in other professional, commercial and industrial areas, this MA Accountancy programme has been designed to ensure you have the knowledges and skills that employers most value.
Over the course of studying our MA Accountancy programme, students can expect to develop a broad understanding of the context in which modern accounting operates, as well as developing accounting expertise in several areas including, but not limited to:
Recording and summarising business transactions; Preparing and analysing financial statements; Analysing and making decisions on business operations; Conducting financial analysis; Producing and reporting projections; Conducting audit; Analysing governance issues; Gaining awareness of the importance of business ethics.
2024 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.
For entry to year 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including one from Maths, Accounting, Economics or Business Management plus 4 Highers at AAAB.
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