A second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a non-relevant discipline, or an equivalent standard in a professional qualification. Exceptionally, applicants who do not satisfy these requirements may be admitted if they can provide evidence of an ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.
A level requirements
A good standard of English and Maths is required but specific A levels are not necessary.
Irish Leaving Certificate
A good standard of English and Maths is required but The Irish Leaving Certificate is not necessary.
Months of entry
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting at Ulster University is designed to offer you a route to become a chartered accountant.
The course is suitable for students with little or no previous knowledge of accounting and finance who wish to study these subjects further, or who wish to undertake postgraduate studies in accounting and finance but lack the depth of knowledge necessary to study at master’s level.
Throughout this fast-track conversion programme, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting, finance and business.
The Graduate Diploma in Accounting will also help you to enhance your personal skills, as well as the subject-specific and professional skills you will need to be successful as an accountant.
Information for international students
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Mr Stephen McNamee
- +44 (0)28 9036 6491