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Features of the International Year One in Accounting - Economics and Accounting course from Queen's University Belfast:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.

Featured progression degree - Accounting

Make the most of facilities and software, as well as professional exemptions and tailored workshops to prepare you for a career in accountancy with the BSc in Accounting at Queen’s.

The course is the ideal starting point to your career. With excellent industry links, the chance to learn from internationally renowned experts and global opportunities to study or work abroad, you’ll be prepared with the skills and knowledge you need to excel in your chosen profession.

You’ll also have the chance to discuss graduate opportunities with representatives from accountancy firms and professional bodies, to help you gain as much information as possible on jobs and placements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      3 - 5 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • English Language and Study Skills (IYO)
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law
  • Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Management Accounting

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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

Academic requirements:

  • Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 6/B in Mathematics or equivalent.

English requirements


  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.


  • 4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.
  • 5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Age requirements:
    • 16 years and above

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16750 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16750 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Tuition fees can be up to £25,920 depending on the start date and / or programme option.

    Living costs for Belfast

    • 561 - 890 GBP/month
      Living Costs

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


    At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

    With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

    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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