36 months
15900 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study Accountancy and Finance (Hons) at the University of Stirling and discover why our quadruple-accredited course ranks among the best in the UK.

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If you’re planning a career in accountancy or the financial sector, studying Accountancy and Finance (Hons) at the University of Stirling  is the perfect starting point. Stirling ranks among the top 20 institutions to study Accountancy and Finance in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), boasting top class teaching and multiple industry accreditation.

Studying Accountancy and Finance gives you the capability to prepare, present and interpret financial information for a wide range of organisations, and the skills you learn will enable investors, lenders, management and others to make key decisions based on financial details. Our combined Accountancy and Finance course includes content specifically geared towards entering the banking and investment industries.   

The ideal path to a career in accountancy combines a university degree with recognised professional qualifications. The BAcc Hons Accountancy and Finance at Stirling has been created with this in mind, and successful completion of the course will result in many professional bodies giving you significant exemptions from their exams.

What jobs can I get with an Accountancy and Finance degree?

A wide range of companies, individuals and financial institutions require the analytical skills and professional judgment developed by Accountancy and Finance graduates. In comparison to our single Bachelor of Accountancy course, Accounting and Finance offers an added specialisation geared towards entering professions in the banking and investment industries. As you study for your accounting degree at the University of Stirling, you can take advantage of our range of career services.

  • Accountancy and Finance graduates from Stirling are working across the world for companies including JP Morgan, IBM, RBS and many more.
  • Your degree grants you exemption from many industry exams, getting you off to a flying start in your journey to becoming a fully qualified Accountant.
  • Our Accountancy and Finance course includes additional content geared specifically towards a career in the banking and investment industries.

Recent Accountancy and Finance graduates from the University of Stirling have started their careers in some of the following roles:

  • Trainee Financial Advisor, Greaves, West and Ayre
  • Part Qualified Accountant, Yousaf and Co Ltd
  • Audit Associate, Deloitte UK
  • Graduate Finance Analyst, Aston Martin

Graduates who left Stirling up to ten years ago have forged careers in positions such as:

  • Senior Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Business Services Manager, RSM Tenon
  • Assurance Technician, Ernst and Young
  • Management Accountant, Standard Life plc


  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Business
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers 
  • Finance
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Taxation 
  • Applied Management Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Stirling and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

SQA Highers

  • AABB – by the end of S5
  • AAAB – by the end of S6

GCE A-levels

  • BBB 

IB Diploma

  • 30

BTEC (Level 3)

  • DDM

Essential subjects

  • Mathematics National 5 (B), Intermediate 2 (C), Standard Grade (3), GCSE (C/4) or equivalent

Preferred subjects

  • Mathematics at Higher, A-level or equivalent

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £9,250

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 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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