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Foundation Degree in Science in Accounting (Ulster University)

Course Code: C5116
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 18 Sep 17
End Date: 09 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-18:00

Accounting is an integral part of any business and a discipline which offers a wide variety of employment opportunities.

The growth in multi-national organisations means that a qualification in accounting can provide you with global employment opportunities.

If you are interested in specialising in accounting and working within the financial or wider business sector then this two year full-time course is for you.

Modules include: Financial Reporting; Economics; Preparation of Financial Accounts; Cost Accounting; Financial Accounting; Management Accounting; Taxation and Law.

This course has a strong emphasis on the development of employability skills and you will complete a Personal and Professional Development module in the first year and engage in a period of work placement in second year.

Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. However, Ulster University’s admissions criteria for foundation degrees requires:

  • A minimum of 80 tariff points at Level 3 (UCAS New tariff points for entry to Higher Education 2017) to include a minimum of either one Grade C at GCE A2 level or one Merit grade BTEC.
  • You must also have at least a Grade B in GCSE Maths (no equivalent is accepted) and a Grade C in GCSE English or equivalent.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Early application is recommended. 


This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful graduates have a choice of progression opportunities and can apply to complete a top-up degree at university e.g. Bsc Hons Accounting at Ulster University or a professional programme of study e.g. Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) and  Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) both of which are currently offered on a part-time study basis at Belfast Met.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria. However, Ulster University’s admissions criteria for foundation degrees requires:

  • A minimum of 80 tariff points at Level 3 (UCAS New tariff points for entry to Higher Education 2017) (200 tariff points using the old UCAS tariff points system) to include a minimum of either one Grade C at GCE A2 level or one Merit grade BTEC.
  • You must also have at least a Grade B in GCSE Maths (no equivalent is accepted) and a Grade C in GCSE English or equivalent.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Cost

Tuition Fee

£2685.00

Course fees relate to the first year of this two year course.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

028 9026 5144 or email: [email protected]