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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BSc (Hons) 2 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

Not Available

% applicants receiving offers

99%

Subjects
  • Accounting
Student score
93% HIGH
% employed or in further study
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£14k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

A minimum of BBB - ABB to include A Level Mathematics.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

A minimum of AAABC.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

99%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£4,030

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The BSc Hons Accounting (Pathways) is an innovative suite of pathways that offers you the opportunity to progress your studies within fast growing areas of professional services. You will be able to graduate with one of the following awards; BSc Hons Accounting, BSc Hons Accounting (Forensic Services), BSc Hons Accounting (Financial Economics) or BSc Hons Accounting (Management Consulting). This suite of pathways offers you high quality teaching, expertise in forensic and financial services and well established links with the accounting professional bodies, key graduate employers, public sector and local industry. This programme has been designed to broaden your opportunities in accounting and utilise our high level employer links to ensure you get excellent employment opportunities.

Modules

Year 1: (all compulsory) Accounting 1; accounting 2; accountancy today; costing; company law; economics for business; quantitative analysis. Year 2: Compulsory modules: Financial accounting; management accounting; taxation 1; managerial finance; career planning and personal skills development; 1 option from: eâ??business; European economics; organisation design; fundamentals of marketing; research methods; managing people. Year 3: (Optional) For students who want to complete an industrial experience of 48 weeks minimum or for students who want to complete a period study (normally abroad) under various accredited schemes. Final year: Compulsory modules: advanced financial accounting; advanced management accounting; information systems; audit and internal review; 2 options from: taxation 2; advanced financial management; computer auditing; business policy; human resource management; dissertation; marketing management; issues in management; effective organisations; enterprise development; international marketing; management of change.

Ulster University

Ulster University

Located in Northern Ireland, Ulster University is spread across four campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown and Magee. The university has one of the highest employment rates in the UK, with over 92% of graduates finding work within six months of finishing their studies. The University has been named as a top UK institute for providing internships, all programmes offering the opportunity of work based learning, placement and study abroad opportunities.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 99%
Student score 93% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

97%

Staff made the subject interesting

93%

Library resources are satisfactory

96%

Feedback on work has been helpful

88%

Feedback on work has been prompt

89%

Staff are good at explaining things

97%

Received sufficient advice and support

97%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
11% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
52% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
24% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
334 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
73% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £14k LOW
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

9%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

56%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
You don't have to be an accountant if you take this degree, but a lot of graduates take a look at the rewards on offer for accountancy trainees and go into the job. Many others go into other parts of the finance industry, and some go into management or marketing. The recent setbacks in the finance industry have meant the employment figures are not as good as usual and if the industry recovers, we'd expect to see that data improve. London is very popular for accountancy graduates going into their first job, but it's also quite common to work in Scotland, with Glasgow a hotbed of Scottish accountancy recruitment in 2012. If you want to find a job in finance as an accountancy graduate, recruitment agencies were particularly important last year, so try to get in touch with one as soon as you can to improve your chances.
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