All our Joint Honours Accounting degrees involve the same compulsory accounting modules but concentrate your option choices into a specialised route.
You’ll study up to five modules, over two trimesters, each year on this part-time course. The pace of completion will be determined by an individualised programme of study that best suits you.
The course comprises four stages equivalent to four years full-time. Each stage is made up of six modules. On successful completion of Stage 3, you'll be eligible for an unclassified degree, and on successful completion of Stage 4, an Honours degree.
You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, workshops, directed learning and independent study.
We offer tuition that is supported by experienced teaching staff and strong industry connections. Guest speakers from the corporate, government and financial worlds add value to the course.
In addition, transferable skills of time management, project management, communication, collection and management of data and IT skills will serve you well in the future, whatever your career choice.
Most importantly, this course is accredited by major UK accounting institutes including:
Accreditations from these accounting bodies highlight the
relevance of this course for the modern business environment.
What you study
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Principles of Economics
- Accounting Information Systems
- Legal Systems and Skills
- Introduction to Financial Services Sector
- Corporate Accounting
- Business and Corporate Law
- Reporting Corporate Performance
- Financial Management
- Management Science and Statistics
- One option
- Advanced Corporate Reporting
- Advanced Management Accounting
- Corporate Financial Management
- Three options including Taxation and Auditing
Option modules include:
- International Accounting
- Current Issues in Finance
- Innovations in Management Accounting
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Strategic Management Accounting
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.
Minimum year 1
National 5 grade C in Maths and English.
GCSE grade C in Maths and English.
Irish Leaving Certificate
Pre-2017 Grading System:
B1, B3, B3, B3 at Higher Level and grade C2 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.
New Grading System:
H2, H3, H3, H3 at Higher Level and grade O4 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
GCSE grade C in Maths and English.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Award of Diploma with 27 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.
Grade 4 in SL Maths and English.
Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects.
Grade 6 in Maths and English.
Minimum year 2
Pass in a related subject with grade A in the graded unit.
Minimum year 3
Pass in a related subject with grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded unit(s).
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages
to find out if this applies to you.
Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.
Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
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