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 and online study options
This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them.

If your student starts online, they’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program the following term. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online.

If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

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 16 June 2023


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


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