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Accounting with Specialisms BSc (Hons)

Ulster University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Magee, Londonderry

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Summary

This course will enable you to distinguish yourself from other accounting graduates as you will also acquire a specialism in either: taxation, management or information systems.

This course is accredited by the major accounting bodies including Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Upon graduation, you have the opportunity to gain the maximum amount of exemptions available for an undergraduate degree from these professional bodies.

This course is for you if you wish to obtain a premium accounting degree with a difference. You will be able to graduate with one of the following:

  • BSc Hons Accounting with Taxation or
  • BSc Hons Accounting with Management or
  • BSc Hons Accounting with Information Systems

You will also have the choice to undertake a placement year or a year of study abroad.

This course obtained 100% student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Survey.

While studying this course you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of key skills such as analytical problem solving, teamwork, the ability to undertake research, commercial awareness and the ability to organise and communicate information.

The majority of graduates from this degree have obtained their full-time graduate positions before completion of their degree with many commencing professional accounting training contracts immediately after graduation.

Job roles

With this degree you could become:

  • Trainee Chartered Accountant
  • Trainee Management Accountant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Trainee Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Trainee Chartered Certified Accountant

Career options

Accounting specialists with knowledge of accounting, finance and the business environment are always in great demand. The combination of subjects you will study on this course will provide you with a sound basis to become a future business leader. The knowledge you will acquire will enable you to work in any industry sector and across all areas of business including financial reporting, accounting, finance, taxation or management in public, private or not-for-profit organisations.

Due to the exemptions available, you will also be a step ahead in your professional accountancy training. On successful completion of this course, it may be possible for you to progress to a Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Advanced Accounting at Ulster University

Work placement / study abroad

In Year 3 you will have the option of a paid placement year in a range of local and international locations. This will provide a link between the subjects you have studied and your application in a 'real world' setting. Satisfactory completion of the placement year will lead to the award of the Diploma in Professional Practice.

You have also the option to study abroad for a year. Satisfactory completion of a study abroad year will lead to the award of the Diploma in International Academic Studies.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,360per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 215,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    121 55%

    49th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    35th

    2

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