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About

The Accounting and Finance programme of the University of Aberdeen sets you on a path for a rewarding career in this highly skilled profession, whether you’ve recently graduated or are already working. With this specialised one-year conversion programme you don’t need previous experience in this area to gain the skills to advance a career in the financial and accounting sector.

Overview

At a Glance

A career in accounting and finance requires an in-depth understanding of both the theory and practical knowledge of accounting and finance. With the industry-focused Accounting and Finance programme of the University of Aberdeen, you’ll master a wide range of financial tools and acquire a solid foundation of key accounting and finance topics, while developing the necessary skills for management roles. The programme will thoroughly prepare you for a successful career across a variety of potential accountancy and financial roles and industries.

Led by renowned academics and top industry practitioners, you’ll gain access to the latest accounting and finance research, software and techniques. The Business School’s strong links with financial institutions, recruiters and practitioners ensures a focus on tangible, marketable employability skills, relevant to the real accounting and financial world. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with industry throughout the programme, including working on live projects with prestigious companies. We also run workshops with visiting industry specialists from companies such as Deloitte, KMPG, PwC and EY.

Careers

Having a recognised accountancy qualification opens many career doors, with a higher percentage of company board members holding an accountancy qualification than any other kind of postgraduate qualification. You could progress to hold roles such as Accountant, Auditor or Financial Manager in prestigious firms around the world.

  • Career Opportunities
  • Account Manager
  • Accountant
  • Financial Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Trainee Chartered Accountant

Accreditation

Recognition from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) allows students exemption from the first four modules in the ACCA syllabus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Issues in Corporate Finance 
  • Accounting 
  • Economic Analysis
  • Financial Analysis and International Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines for applicants not requiring a Visa applying for postgraduate taught degrees starting in January will be confirmed shortly.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is open to graduates from any discipline and does not require business or management study to be completed at undergraduate level.
  • Our minimum entry requirement for this programme is a degree at 2:2 (lower second class) UK Honours level (or a degree from a non-UK institution which is judged by the University to be of equivalent worth).
  • English Language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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