HND Accounting (Year 2)

Course Content

This course is designed as further study in Accounting and covers: advanced financial accounting; advanced management accounting; advanced spreadsheets; income and business taxation; auditing and law. 

It provides a qualification that can be used to gain employment and/or undertake degree/professional study within Accounting. Articulation agreements exist with the University of Abertay and RGU, allowing direct entry into 3rd Year BA Accounting with Finance (full-time course).  

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of 15 credits in year 1 of HNC Accounting along with a positive attitude, behaviour and commitment to the course plus satisfactory attendance. In certain circumstances a reference may be requested from the group tutor.

Method of Assessment

Learners will complete a range of SQA units that are assessed by way of continuous assessment and graded units: project and end-of-year exam.

Future Prospects

The HND provides partial exemptions from AAT Diploma in Professional Accounting and allows learners to go directly into the workplace. The HND also provides exemptions at various levels of professional exams (ACCA CIMA). 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area


  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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