Accountancy (Accelerated)

Course Overview - Accountancy (Accelerated)

Our undergraduate MA Accountancy degree is based within Heriot-Watt University’s prestigious Edinburgh Business School and has been expertly designed by respected academics and industry-experienced professionals to offer you the strongest possible foundation from which to launch your career.

**An industry-focused approach**
The MA Accountancy ensures students develop a broad understanding of the contexts of modern accounting. It examines legal and ethical contexts and provides insight into accountancy as a profession, and builds understanding around business entities an...

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

Start Date



Edinburgh Campus

Course Address
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level



including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics, Maths for entry to Year 1.

UCAS Tariff

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics, Maths at Higher Level 5.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in relevant subject (Business/Accountancy/Finance preferred).

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher


including at least one of the following: Accountancy, Business, Economics, Maths plus AABB at Higher

Scottish HNC


HNC Accounting with A in graded unit.

Scottish HND


HND Accounting with BBB in graded units.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £18,704

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