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Accountancy and Finance (Accelerated)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

This 3-year accelerated degree is suited to those who have completed A-Levels. It prepares students to enter accounting or finance professions and features the use of professional-standard Bloomberg Trading Terminals throughout. As your studies progress through Years 1, 2 and 3 of this accelerated MA (Hons) programme you will study an increasing number of specialist accountancy and finance courses.

MA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance is an industry-focused degree with extensive professional accreditations that offers the strongest possible foundation from which to launch your career. By studying accredited courses on this degree, students can gain the maximum number of exemptions from professional accountancy exams upon graduation.

The course content is designed and delivered by professionals with industry experience and respected academics with expert knowledge across the full range of disciplines related to accounting and finance. Students at the Edinburgh Business School can enhance employability in the area of finance through use of our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Trading Room - a professional-standard facility that provides access to live financial data from global markets and organisations. Use of Bloomberg Terminals is integrated into our courses to develop professionally relevant skills in data analysis, financial reporting, financial risk management and financial modelling.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
2 Advanced Highers at BB including 1 from Maths, Accounting, Business Management or Economics plus 4 Highers at AABB plus English and Maths at National 5 (if not held at Higher/Advanced Higher).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

NN3Y

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

School of Social Sciences

Department

Accounting and Finance

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk