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Accountancy

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Year 1
Management in a Global Context; Introduction to Accounting and Finance; Introduction to Economics; Introduction to Marketing; Academic Skills; Becoming a Professional; Discovering Business.

Year 2
Principles of Accounting; Fundamentals of Finance; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting in Organisations; Quantitative Methods; Financial Markets Theory.

Optional courses available for Year 2 include:
Introduction to Economics; Management in a Global Context.

Year 3
Intermediate Financial Accounting; Management Accounting Techniques and Decisions; Corporate Financial Theory; Commercial Law; Taxation; Auditing and Assurance; Business Entities; Business Research Methods.

Year 4
Accounting Information System and Technology; Advanced Financial Accounting.

Choose 4 optional or elective courses from the following:
Governance and Professional Ethics; Accounting History; International Bonds and Currency Markets; Strategic Management; Corporate Reporting and Theory; Contemporary Issues in
Professional and Critical Theory.

Entry Requirements

2entry 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 Level 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including one from Maths, Accounting, Economics or Business Management plus 4 Highers at AABB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

NN40

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Social Sciences

Department

Accounting and Finance

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk