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Accountancy MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    N400

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    29th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    10th

    3 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    180

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    88

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.84

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    07-SEP-20

Course Summary

Overview

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.

Assessment Methods

Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods:

  • coursework such as essays and reports completed throughout the course;
  • practical assessments of the skills and competencies they learn on the course; and
  • written examinations at the end of each course.

The exact mix of these methods differs between subject areas, years of study and individual courses.

Honours projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation.

Why Study Accountancy?

• Aberdeen is the main European centre for the oil and gas industry, and international accountancy firms, multinational companies and financial services all have offices in the city.
• Professional training facilities, including our virtual trading floor, integrating real activity in financial markets into our students’ courses.

Careers

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year - and beyond.

Entry Requirements

Choose qualification

A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish HNC
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Scottish HND
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Grades / Points

BBB

Details

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England

University information

University Ranking

29th

About this University

The University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK, with a beautiful medieval campus dating back to 1495. The university attracts international academics and students at all levels of study, both on campus and via distance learning. It offers one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, as well as the stunning Sir Duncan Rice Library with its panoramic views across the cosmopolitan yet compact city and its golden beaches.

Address

Main Site

University Office

Regent Walk King's College

Aberdeen

AB24 3FX

UNITED KINGDOM