48 months
13000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Accredited by the main UK professional accountancy bodies (ICAS, ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA), the Accountancy (Hons) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University focus on practical content and your future employability.

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Key Features

Accountants play an important role in business, providing key information that underpins the work of decision makers within organisations

Along with all aspects of accountancy, you'll study topics in economics, law and management.

Professional accountants prepare financial statements and record business transactions; they also use information systems to track financial performance and participate in mergers and acquisitions and the governance of organisations.

A high number of graduates from the Accountancy (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University are employed by major accountancy firms and blue-chip organisations, often overseas, such as Grant Thornton, KPMG, Baker Tilly and Ernst & Young. Others secure training contracts and many undertake further professional study. Our graduates are exempt from a number of professional examinations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial and Management Accounting and supporting business subjects
  • Ethics and Responsible Leadership
  • Corporate Finance
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Management and Financial Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Audit
  • Business Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Year 1

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: BBBBB (incl English or another essay-based subject (History or Modern Studies) and Maths or Accountancy)
  • Minimum entry requirement: BBBBC (incl English or another essay-based subject (History or Modern Studies) and Maths or Accountancy)
  • Minimum entry requirements are for widening access students only. If you are from a group that is not currently well-represented in higher education you may qualify as a widening access student. This includes living in a target postcode area, attending a target school or college, attending SWAP, are care-experienced or provide care for someone else, have refugee status or are an asylum seeker.
  • A level: BCC GCSE: B/5 (English and Maths)
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 H3 (incl English and Maths)
  • IB Diploma: 26 points (incl English and Maths)
  • BTEC: DMM Ext Dip in Business GCSE: B/6 (English and Maths)
  • SWAP: Law, Business and Accounting - ABB

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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