The Graduate Diploma in Accounting at Ulster University is designed to offer you a route to become a Chartered Accountant.
The course is suitable for students with little or no previous knowledge of accounting and finance who wish to study these subjects further, or who wish to undertake postgraduate studies in accounting and finance but lack the depth of knowledge necessary to study at master's level.
Throughout this fast-track conversion programme, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting, finance and business.
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting will also help you to enhance your personal skills, as well as the subject-specific and professional skills you will need to be successful as an accountant.
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting at Ulster University will take you a step closer towards a career as a Chartered Accountant.
The course includes both accounting and accounting-related modules which allows graduates from non-accounting degrees to obtain a general introduction to the subject, and then specialise in particular areas of accounting suited to their career aspirations.
We also work in close collaboration with employers to ensure that the course is relevant and up-to-date and that what you study meets industry needs.
Throughout the programme, you will develop a strong core knowledge and understanding of the principles, issues and applications of accounting and of the broader financial and economic environment.
You will also acquire a range of intellectual skills including critical, analytical and problem-solving skills relevant to financial law, business finance and investment decision-making.
Some of our previous graduates have progressed to postgraduate study at master's level. Many have found employment and been successful in a variety of sectors and roles including corporate finance, equity research, fund management and management consultancy.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.
Chartered Accountants Ireland
Accredited by Chartered Accountants Ireland for the purpose of exemption from some professional exams.
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.