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Accounting with Advanced Diploma, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The online BSc Accounting course offered at the Robert Gordon University combines the CIMA Advanced Diploma with an Accounting degree, enabling you to gain two highly valued qualifications at the same time without the need for a career break.
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At the Robert Gordon University studying the BSc Accounting online course provides a solid grounding in both technical accounting and academic skills and you will study a combination of CIMA and RGU assessed modules.

There is the opportunity for direct entry to Stage 2 if you have completed the CIMA Certificate of Business Accounting, or hold relevant exemptions. A fast-track top-up option is available for those who already hold the CIMA Advanced Diploma.

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Job Prospects

The BSc Accounting course allows you to study for two qualifications at the same time - thereby enabling you to enter the sector with a competitive advantage.

The accounting profession is a highly regarded one, both in the UK and overseas and both awards are very well known within the industry. Opportunities for future careers exist within local, national and international companies in the areas of management accounting, financial accounting and also in commercial roles requiring financial analysis skills.

In addition to a professional career, there are opportunities for you study for further academic qualifications at RGU.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      12 months Top-up

    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Fundamentals Of Financial Accounting
  •  Fundamentals Of Business Mathematics
  •  Fundamentals Of Business Economics 
  •  Professional and Academic Skills For Accountants
  •  Fundamentals Of Management Accounting  
  • Fundamentals Of Ethics, Corporate Governance And Business Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB Diploma: 28
  • GCE A level: BCC
  • SQA Higher: BBBB
  • ILC Higher: B2B2B2B2

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3290 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3290 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Distance Learning Part-time:

  • £1,645 per academic year


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