Accountancy BAcc

University of Dundee
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Accountancy BAcc

As the accounting and financial reporting world becomes more global, this course BAcc (Honours) course prepares students for a career as an international accountant or for a wide variety of other careers in different countries that benefit from a business education. It also develops a critical awareness of the concepts underpinning accounting and finance practices, as well as the role played by accounting and finance in society.

You will learn about the international reporting practices adopted by companies listed on the UK stock exchange as well as quoted companies from further afield.

We encourage you to recognise how financial information makes a contribution to society, and to consider where it might cause or exacerbate societal problems.

We have close links with the accountancy profession, on a local, national and international level and across organisations of all sizes. You'll benefit from the insights and experiences of accounting and finance practitioners , many of whom are graduates of our degree.

Admission requirements

Level 1 entry

  • Higher / Advanced Higher, SQA
  • Standard: ABBB
  • Widening access: BBBC

The essential subjects are Nat5 English + Mathematics at C

Level 2 entry

  • Higher / Advanced Higher, SQA
  • BBB at Advanced Higher

Essential subjects: Advanced Higher Mathematics and Economics and Accounting + Nat5 English and Mathematics at C

English language requirements

IELTS Academic

  • Overall - 6.0
  • Reading - 5.5
  • Listening - 5.5
  • Speaking - 5.5
  • Writing - 5.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Level 1

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • International Business Environment
  • Business Information Systems
  • Introductory Management Accounting
  • Foundations of Economic Analysis (Accountancy and Finance)
  • Statistics and Probability

Level 2

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Financial Decision Analysis
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Intermediate Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Management

Level 3

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Advanced Financial Accounting I
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Financial Reporting Theory
  • International Capital Markets
  • Research Methods for Accounting and Finance

Level 4

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Social Responsibility
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Accountancy Dissertation
  • Fiscal Studies
  • Business Project in Accounting and Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Security Analysis
  • Accounting & Accountability in the Public Sector
  • Contemporary Issues in International Reporting
  • Corporate Restructuring & Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Assurance and Ethics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.


Tuition fees:

  • Scotland: £1,820 per year study
  • Ukraine: £1,820 per year study
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £9,250 per year study
  • International: £19,500 per year study


Comprehensive accreditation

Our BAcc (Honours) Accountancy degree offers one of the most comprehensive and extensive list of accreditations in the UK.

It is fully accredited by the Scottish chartered accountancy body (ICAS) and Chartered Accountants Ireland. It also offers maximum exemptions from a number of global accounting bodies (ACCA, AIA and CIMA).

Finally, it carries part accreditation from the English and Welsh chartered accountancy body (ICAEW) and the public sector accountancy body (CIPFA).

Professional accreditation

This course is fully accredited by ICAS, ACCA, CIMA, AIA and Chartered Accountants Ireland. It also carries part accreditation from ICAEW and CIPFA.

Career paths

A strong knowledge of accountancy, coupled with business acumen and interpersonal skills, will make you an in-demand graduate.

The degree offers accreditation from professional accounting bodies in the UK, Ireland and globally. If you would like to complete your professional training this accreditation will give you the best possible start. We have graduates working at all levels in chartered accountancy firms around the globe. Many graduates still choose to specialise in areas such as tax or audit, but increasingly companies are offering more general roles aimed at giving graduates experience of all areas.

We also have graduates working in banking, investment/fund management, insurance, and an extensive range of finance related roles across all sectors.

During your studies you will have the opportunity to meet accountancy and business service firms on campus at various recruitment events.

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