BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Professionally accredited by three industry bodies, this Accounting and Finance degree will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in the financial world.

Course detail

Start Date

September

Duration

4 years (full-time)

Award Title

BA (Hons)

UCAS Code

NN43

Why study Abertay's BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance?

Join our professionally accredited Accounting and Finance degree and learn how to solve problems, make decisions and be empowered to manage, lead and grow all types of organisations. Get set to think in different ways, unleash your creativity and explore the financial core of the business world.

This degree is designed to give you the knowledge and hands-on experience of what it’s like to work in accounting and finance. It prepares you to hit the ground running thanks to live business projects and simulations set by companies such as Sky, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Children 1st.

Upon graduation, you’ll be equipped with:

  • All the skills you need for a career in accountancy, taxation, auditing and corporate finance
  • Professional body accreditation from CIMA, ACCA and AIA
  • An enhanced CV filled with activities such as the IBM Universities Business Challenge and Entrepreneurial Brains Made on Campus (EMBC) in association with Germany’s Stuttgart Media University

When you study Accounting and Finance at Abertay, it’s not just about the numbers – we encourage you to immerse yourself in student life and engage in a wide range of extracurricular activities throughout your time at university.                  

Entry Requirements

Please note: All applicants must have passes in English and Maths - National 5 grade C or GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent.  National 5 ESOL is accepted in lieu of National 5 English. National 5 Lifeskill Maths is not accepted in lieu of Maths.

Below are the literate subjects we accept for entry on this course:

One of the following: Business Management; Classical Studies; Economics; English; ESOL; Geography; History; Media Studies; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies; Sociology

If there is a subject that does not appear, please contact our Admissions Office (admissions@abertay.ac.uk) who will be able to confirm whether or not it would be considered for entry.

Please visit our Entry from College pages for suitable College courses.

Qualification Type Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
Higher BBBB Literate subject
A-Level CCC Literate subject
Irish Highers H3H3H3H3 Literate subject
International Baccalaureate 28 Points Literate subject at S5 or H4
BTEC Extended Diploma MMM Business, Hospitality, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
AHEAD - Successful completion of the relevant stream of our AHEAD programme
SWAP Access BBB Access to (one of the following):- University Study, Community, Education & Humanities, Arts & Social Science, Languages with Business, Languages, Arts & Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Humanities, Humanities (Teaching), Degree
Qualification Type Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
Advanced Higher BBB Accounting and Business Management
A-Level BBB Accounting and Business Studies
BTEC Extended Diploma DDD Business (Accounting)
HNC - Our Entry from College pages list approved HNC courses
Qualification Type Grade Requirements Essential Subjects
HND - Our Entry from College pages list approved HND courses

Non-country specific qualifications

 

International Baccalaureate

28 points including S5 or H4 in one of the required subjects:

Country Specific Requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants from over the world. Select your country from the below options.