Edinburgh Napier University Accounting

Edinburgh Napier University Accounting

Accredited by UK accounting institutes, this course will develop your accounting, finance, business & IT skills preparing you for your future career.

Course introduction

Accounting is about so much more than crunching numbers.

You’ll learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills including accounting techniques and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance, management accounting, corporate reporting and statistics.

You’ll also learn to use and apply relevant IT systems and acquire knowledge of law, economics and the business environment.

Accredited by major UK accounting institutes, this highly regarded course will prepare you for a range of careers in accounting or further study.

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Edinburgh Napier University Accounting

What you study

Year 1

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Introduction to the Financial Services Sector
  • Principles of Economics
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • One option

Year 2

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Reporting Corporate Performance
  • Financial Management
  • Management Science and Statistics
  • One option

Year 3

  • Advanced Corporate Reporting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Three options

Year 4

  • Dissertation
  • Four options

Option modules include:

  • International Accounting
  • Current Issues in Finance
  • Innovations in Management Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Strategic Management Accounting

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Edinburgh Napier University Accounting

  • Entry requirements

Minimum year 1

SQA Higher


National 5 grade C in Maths and English.

A Level

GCSE grade C in Maths and English.

Irish Leaving Certificate

Pre-2017 Grading System:

B1, B3, B3, B3 at Higher Level and grade C2 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

New Grading System:

H2, H3, H3, H3 at Higher Level and grade O4 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.

BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3

Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.