International College at Robert Gordon University

Undergraduate Pathway in Accounting and Finance

This pathway is designed to allow international students to reach and exceed their career ambitions with a highly reputable degree in Accounting and Finance from Robert Gordon University. 


We work closely with key employers from the financial sector to ensure that all critical elements are integrated into the degree to develop the best Accounting and Finance graduates possible.

High School


2nd Year at Robert Gordon University

Fees*, duration and location

First Year Degree Second Year Degree Third Year Degree Final Year Degree


Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University

Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University

Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters








First Year: 

September 2023

January 2022


The next intake for this programme is planned for January 2023

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

ICRGU offers first year entry into the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance from Robert Gordon University. 


This degree in Accounting and Finance is carefully developed to ensure that students become well-rounded, professional and highly employable accountants.

Our degree in Accounting and Finance, is carefully developed to ensure that you become well-rounded, professional and highly employable accountants.

By offering a dynamic combination of accounting, finance and management subjects, with the opportunity for a year long, salaried placement in their third year of studies, we have developed a course that is truly effective for the accountancy and finance profession of today.

This course is fully accredited by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and students can also qualify for up to 8 exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Exemptions are also given by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Graduates have fantastic career prospects within this field and are often in great demand from employers, including the major accountancy firms, multinational companies in a wide range of industry sectors, investment fund managers and banks.

Credit-bearing internship in Year 3

Unique in Scotland to Robert Gordon University, the 48 week internship in third year is a fantastic opportunity for students to gain practical, professional experience in an accounting or finance position.

You will earn a salary during this year and pay reduced course fees. Students are fully supported in finding an internship in the UK, and will be offered CV advice and mock job interviews.

This is an excellent chance to build a strong knowledge base, and increase contacts and networking opportunities that can help future career prospects. Throughout this credit-bearing placement, students must also continue developing their academic knowledge with two carefully developed modules.

Placement Opportunities Placement Opportunities FAQs


  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 
  • Business Perspectives 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Introduction to Economics 
  • People Management 
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law

Core Module Information

University facilities

Degree awards from Robert Gordon University

Popular Careers

  • Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Auditor
  • Investment Fund Manager


*- A breakdown of applicable Tuition Fees and, where applicable the Navinsure Premium, is provided in the Unconditional Offer Letter. 
- Once the Applicant has accepted his or her offer in line with term 2.5 of the ICRGU conditions ( the amount 
of Tuition Fees for the first year of your Programme is fixed.
- Fees for any subsequent years of study before Progression are reviewed annually and will not usually increase by more than 5% (five percent) per year. 
Such increases may reflect increases in the Consumer Price Index; increases resulting from changes in any applicable taxation; 
changes by regulatory, professional or academic bodies; and ensuring parity with Partner University tuition fees. The College will give as much 
notice as possible of any such Tuition Fee changes. The College has no control over or responsibility for fees payable to third parties, which 
may include (without limitation) accommodation fees where the accommodation is not provided by a Navitas Group Company.
- Partner University tuition fees that apply to a Student after Progression are determined by the Partner University and published on the
Partner University’s website

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