Planit


Accounting and Finance

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study Accountancy 1A, an introduction to financial accounting, and Accountancy 1B, an introduction to management accounting. You will also study courses from Business, Finance, Law or Economics depending on your joint honours degree.

Year 2:
You will study Accountancy 2A, which deals with some of the more complex aspects of financial accounting, such as the preparation of financial statements. It also includes an introduction to taxation.

You will also study Accountancy 2B, which examines the more complex areas of management accounting. You will learn about costing systems, more about current practice, and intermediate-level taxation. You will choose courses from Business, Finance, Law or Economics, depending on your joint honours degree.

Year 3:
You will study the core courses: Advanced Financial Accounting, Auditing and Management Accounting Applications. You will also take courses from the other half of your joint honours degree programme.

Year 4:
You will choose two courses from a range including Advanced Management Accounting, Audit Practice, Comparative International Accounting and Accounting and Everyday Life. You will also complete an accounting-based research dissertation.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA plus English at National 5 at C and Maths at B.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5 at C and Maths at B. Highers at BBB must be achieved at first sitting in S5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

NN43

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Business School

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk