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Accountancy

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

Accountancy at Aberdeen gives you a thorough grounding in theory, practice and business skills, taught by experts in accounting practice, with the advantage of real-life employers and scenarios integrated into your programme.

You will gain a path to professional accreditation, and the skills, experience and attributes to give you a head start whether you aim for chartered accountancy or another option in the fast-moving world of business and finance.

Year 1:
Accounting and Accountability; Accounting and Entrepreneurship; The Economics of Business and Society; Finance 1: Finance, Risk and Investment; The International Context of Business 2.

Year 2:
Management Accounting 2; Financial Accounting 2; Understanding Statistics.

Years 3 and 4:
Auditing; Management Accounting 3; Financial Accounting 3; Accounting Theory; Dissertation in Accountancy.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Accounting at A.

Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.

Progression Routes

The University of Aberdeen’s courses are accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), which can form part of a direct path to being granted exemptions from the examinations necessary to get professional qualification status.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

N400

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Aberdeen Business School

Department

Business School

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk