Offering a fast-track qualification for graduates with nonaccounting degrees who want to pursue a career in accounting, you will acquire a basic knowledge of the core areas of accounting and, on successful completion, will have taken the first steps to becoming a professionally qualified accountant.
This programme will be of interest to graduates who wish to gain exemptions from professional accounting examinations.
Successful students can progress to the MSc Advanced Accounting or MSc Strategic Accounting or directly to an accounting training contract to become a professionally qualified accountant. The programme has excellent postgraduation employment rates. Through the University's Employability and Careers Service, we facilitate meetings with prospective employers during the programme.
For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.
These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.
If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit ulster.ac.uk/englishrequirements for more details on English language requirements.
For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.
To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).