Edinburgh Napier University

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Accounting and finance involves so much more than crunching numbers. Whichever of our programmes you pick, get ready to develop accounting, finance and general business skills that you’ll use throughout your career.

All of our accounting courses are accredited by major UK accounting institutes, placing our graduates a step closer to professional qualification. Your eligibility for exemptions from many of their exams means you’ll be professionally qualified sooner than most.

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  • Business Management (Finance) - MScOnline learning
  • Business Management (Banking) - MScOnline learning
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  • MBA (Banking) - MBAOnline learning
  • MBA (Finance) - MBAOnline learning
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    Each of our accounting programmes is fully accredited, so you won’t need to sit so many professional exams. 


    97% of our BA (Hons) Accounting graduates are in professional or managerial jobs (HESA 2016/17).


    Our lecturers have a background in accountancy or financial services, giving you the benefit of their proven expertise on top of academic theory.


    As an accountancy and finance student, you will spend all of your time at our Craiglockhart Campus. This leafy setting features facilities including 200 and 400-seat lecture theatres, and language and multimedia labs.

    Have a brilliant business idea bubbling away? Then Bright Red Triangle is for you.Our business incubator supports innovation and enterprise – among students, staff and graduates, local businesses and community organisations. Tap into your entrepreneurial
    spirit and access free business advice, mentoring, facilities and events via this one-stop shop.
    Careers svg icon CAREERS
    • Personal Banker
    • Investment Banker
    • Independent Financial Adviser
    • Fund Manager
    • Stockbroker
    • Tax Adviser
    • Management Consultant
    • Actuarial Analyst
    • Finance Manager
    • Compliance Consultant
    • Accountant
    • Consultant
    • Company Secretary
    • Business Analyst
    • Business Adviser
    • Management Accountant
    Placements svg icon PLACEMENTS

    Students on our Financial Services programme have the option to complete a 24-week work placement in year three. It’s the ideal way to glean real insight into the industry and ensure that you are work-ready.

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    We focus on preparing you for the modern business world. Our lecturers know what skills you need to build a career in accountancy and financial services today because it’s something they’ve done themselves. 

    You'll go beyond what’s in the textbooks to look at accounting techniques and policies in a very broad range of areas. Law, economics and other related fields will also get a look-in. And you’ll get hands-on experience of using IT systems and software relevant to your future career.