At the Robert Gordon University studying the BA Accounting and Finance (Hons) established links with professional accounting bodies and employers ensure the course is relevant for today’s accounting profession.
You will learn the key business disciplines through a distinctive blend of modules including Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Audit. Our unique placement opportunity, provides real life experience and in some cases, can enable you to qualify as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland faster than other Accounting and Finance graduates.
Unique among Accounting and Finance courses in Scotland, in Year 3 you will have the opportunity to undertake a year long, paid work placement. Placements are typically in an Accounting or Finance position within a professional accounting firm or the accounting or finance department of a larger organisation within specialist function areas such as Audit or Tax. You will undertake two academic modules by distance learning whilst on placement.
Previous placements have included ConocoPhillips, Deloitte and TAQA. Some of our students do so well in their placements that they are offered a job by their placement employer to return to the organisation after graduation.
The Placement Office team advertise opportunities and also work closely with employers through the selection process.
A career in accounting and finance is both challenging and rewarding with career opportunities available locally, nationally and internationally.
Our graduates are highly sought after by employers, including the Big Four accountancy firms, multinational companies in a wide range of industries, investment fund managers and banks. Employers find that our accounting and finance graduates add significant and immediate value to their organisations due to the dynamic combination of accounting, finance and management subjects which are taught on the degree.Possible careers are in areas such as financial and management accountancy, auditing, taxation and corporate finance.
Past graduates have gone on work as Trainee Chartered Accountants, Financial Analysts and Tax Consultants.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Business Perspectives
- Financial Accounting
- Personal and Business Finance
- Introductory Economics
- People Management
- Management Accounting
- Business Law
- Quantitative Business Techniques
- Advanced Business Law
- External Reporting
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before
January start date is for International Fee-Paying Students Only
DisciplinesFinance Accounting View 417 other Masters in Accounting in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- SQA Higher: ABBB
- GCE A Level: BBC
- Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H2H3
- IB Diploma: 29
International15000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
EU/EEA1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
Rest of UK Students
- £6,000 per academic year
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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