Planit


Accounting with Data Science (subject to approval)

Robert Gordon University

Content

Year 1
You will be introduced to basic theoretical and practical financial and management accounting. You will develop general business skills, and cover an introduction to programming. You will also develop transferable skills: writing reports, presenting to peers and working in a small team.

Year 2
You will study specialist modules in business finance and financial and management accounting whilst continuing to develop your business acumen through business focused modules. You will also study database systems and a further introduction to programming.

Year 3
You can undertake an optional one year (minimum 48 weeks) paid work-based learning placement in a degree relevant position whilst continuing to develop your academic knowledge by studying two modules by distance learning. Alternatively you can choose to study campus delivered modules at RGU.

Year 4
You will study compulsory modules in Financial and Management Accounting, Assurance and Ethics, Business Strategy. In addition you will also study modules in data visualisation, data analytics and optimisation and decision support. The grade that you achieve in each module in year 4 determines your honours classification.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB
Widening access entry: 3 - 4 Highers at BBB or BBCC

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

N422

Course Length

4 years

Department

Aberdeen Business School

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk