Accounting and Finance
at Abertay

Learn more about Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Finance with Business Analytics, Accounting and Finance with Law, and Accounting and Finance with People Management.

How it works

See below to watch videos, explore guides and dive into booklets for your Online Open Day.

  • The navigation bar lets you jump straight to the info you want

  • Click Subject for your course and subject content 

  • Chat to academic staff and students by clicking the Unibuddy tab 

Most importantly, take your time to get a feel for the Accounting and Finance course(s) you're interested in ... and remember to ask plenty of questions—we're here to help. 

Enjoy the day!

Subject Information - Accounting and Finance

Our Accounting and Finance degrees have professional body accreditation from CIMA, ACCA and AIA. You can choose from the following pathways when you study Accounting and Finance at Abertay:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Business Analytics

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with Law

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance with People Management

With outstanding industry links, expert guest speakers, projects tackling authentic business projects, and work placements, you'll uncover how accounting and finance works in the real world. 

Dr Gonzalo Forgues-Puccio explains more about the Accounting and Finance pathways available at Abertay in the video below. 



How the Course Works

It’s flexible

The great thing about studying Accounting and Finance at Abertay is you can tailor what you study to suit your own interests and career aspirations. This degree is part of a larger portfolio of 12 courses

The first two years covers a common curriculum, including the basics of accounting, business and marketing, meaning there’s the flexibility to swap between all of or some of the courses depending when you join.

Claire MacEachen, Head of Division for Business, Law and Social Sciences, breaks it down in the video below. 


Guides and booklets 

Check out this handy guide to studying Accounting and Finance at Abertay. It contains everything you need to know, including entry requirements, module information, and graduate stories. 

Information Hub

Dive in. Explore videos, booklets and guides in each section.

Admissions, Entry Requirements, Applying

The Application Process

Watch the videos below to learn more about the application process, and coming to Abertay University from college. 

Preparing to apply: the application and admissions process

Widening participation

Coming to Abertay University from college


UCAS Guides and Booklets

You'll normally apply to university through UCAS: the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Check out the guides below for information on when and how to apply.

UCAS - Overview of the application process

UCAS – Guide for parents, guardians and carers

UCAS - International undergraduate guide for parents

UCAS – Dos and don’ts of personal statements

UCAS - Study in Dundee


Student Funding: Videos

The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government. They assess applications for living costs and bursaries for eligible students studying in the UK.

SAAS - Student funding available in Scotland

SAAS - Funding explained to parents

SAAS - Student funding explained (British Sign Language-BSL version)

SAAS - Can I get SAAS funding? (British Sign Language-BSL version)

Guides and booklets

SAAS - Guide to undergraduate funding

You can also learn more about undergraduate funding on our Undergraduate Student Funding page

International and Study Abroad

Sit back and watch a welcome from Abertay's International Team.

Learn more about:

  • Academic requirements

  • Undergraduate applications

  • Undergraduate tuition fees

  • Tuition fees deposits and payments

  • Student visas

If you apply to Abertay from outside the UK, the International Team will help you every step of the way.



Study Abroad

Keen to study abroad as part of your undergraduate experience? You can do it at Abertay. Find out what's involved by watching the video below. 


Sports at Abertay

Sport and physical activity at Abertay University is as much a part of university life as attending lectures and tutorials. Although a small university, Abertay offers a wide range of clubs from the traditional sports such as rugby and football to the more diverse sports such as dance.

Sports Clubs

Becoming a member of a Sports Club at Abertay is a great way to stay fit, meet new people outside your usual social circles and give you that much-needed downtime after a long day of studying.

We currently have lots of sports clubs supporting many competitive and social teams here at Abertay ranging from traditional team sports such as football and rugby to individual sports such as Golf and Athletics. 

Learn more about Sports Clubs at Abertay

Students' Association


Abertay Students' Association is an organisation which is there to make your time studying at Abertay University the best it can be.

See below for a welcome video from the current SA President, Robyn Thiel.


To learn more about the Abertay SA, please visit their website.

Live Sessions and Schedule

Explore the Open Day Schedule for what you can see and where. Check also times of live, interactive presentations by our students and ask them questions.

5.45pm-6.15pm: Why I wanted to go to university (with Ellora, Zoe and Leon)

6.30pm-7pm: My favourite things about Abertay and Dundee (with Amin, Diana and Ellora)


Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Abertay Student Accommodation

Learn more about our range of rooms - from single rooms to double rooms in shared flats. 

All our student rooms have a bed, desk, drawers and plenty of sockets. Some are en suite, depending on what you choose, and wifi is provided. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Check out the presentation below for everything you need to know. 


Video selection of some of our halls and room types:

Parker House (silver room)

Keiller Court (double room)

Please see the Accommodation section of our website for more information.

Campus Tours

Take a tour of our city centre campus and learn more about the university you might be studying at in 2022!


Join Paul and Anna on a tour of our award-winning library. 


City of Dundee

What's so special about Dundee? Find out what Farisai has to say as she visits her favourite places in Scotland's sunniest city.


Modern Dundee

24 Hours in Dundee

Eat, Drink and Shop in Dundee

For more information about living in Dundee, one of the UK's top three most fun places to be a student, check out our Living in Dundee page

Ready to take the next step?

We hope you've found all the information you need to help you apply for an Accounting and Finance degree at Abertay. Remember: you can chat to academics in our Unibuddy chatrooms to have your questions answered.

If you're ready to take the next step, you can learn more about making your application to university, registering for UCAS, when to apply, your personal statement and much more.

We'd love to welcome you to Abertay University in 2022! 


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