International Year One in Accounting

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in Accounting, or Economics and Accounting at Queen's University Belfast.

On campus study

This program is available to study on campus only.

Key information

  • Learn how to use specialist accounting software.
  • Gain experience analysing statistics and writing detailed financial reports.
  • 100% progression rate in 2016.
  • Discuss placement and graduate opportunities with accountancy firms and professional bodies at the annual Accounting Mini Fair.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 5 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 17-20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 20.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 16

Award

International Diploma (FHEQ Level 4) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Practical exercises.

Why Queen's University Belfast?

  • 90% of graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduation.
  • 100% progression rate for this pathway in 2016.

Student success

95% Passed
86% Eligible

Take a look at our student progression results in International Year One in Business and Administrative Studies for 2018-19.

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to Queen's University Belfast of those who passed

Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 6/B in Mathematics or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 27 March 2023 - Fri 23 June 2023

£18,345


January 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 27 March 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023
Mon 19 June 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023

£18,345


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Mathematics for Statistics and Business, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law


Economics and Accounting-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Mathematics for Statistics and Business, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law


Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 6/B in Mathematics or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 18 September 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Mon 25 March 2024 - Fri 21 June 2024


January 2024 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Mon 25 March 2024 - Fri 21 June 2024
Mon 24 June 2024 - Fri 30 August 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Mathematics for Statistics and Business, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law


Economics and Accounting-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Mathematics for Statistics and Business, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Management Accounting, and Introduction to Legal Study and Basic Contract Law