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Accountancy Pathway

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Program facts

  • Tuition fees per year 11,845 GBP
  • Duration 4 years
  • Program type Bachelor's
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date August

Program Overview

What Glasgow Caledonian University says about their program:
"GCU Pathways


Pathway students enrol on the undergraduate BA (Hons) Accountancy at Glasgow Caledonian University. In the first two years, you will study HND Accounting at Glasgow Clyde College while preparing for year 3 and 4 (for Honours) of the degree at GCU.


BA (Hons) Accountancy graduates enjoy excellent career prospects as professional accountants, preparing financial statements and record business transactions, tracking financial performance, and participating in mergers, acquisitions and quality management.


Choose the Accountancy study pathway if:


you are interested in economics, accountancy and finance
you want to become an important part of the business world
you enjoy hands-on practical work
you work best with lots of interaction from lecturing staff
you like working towards clear goals with a sense of achievement at the end of each year of study


Pathway students enrol on the undergraduate BA (Hons) Accountancy at Glasgow Caledonian University. In the first two years, you will study HND Accounting at Glasgow Clyde College while preparing for year 3 and 4 (for Honours) of the degree at GCU."

Admissions requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Undergraduate: IELTS - 6.0 no band less than 5.5

International students could study at GCU by securing a place with INTO first – this offers a dedicated year 1 of study for international students before joining the main GCU program in year 2. They also offer a number of pre-sessional English programs to assist students.

Undergraduate A Levels, Cambridge and IB qualifications acceptable as per standard requirements University Diploma can be considered for Level 2 entry HND can be considered for 3rd year entry

Postgraduate Taught Bachelor's Degree (Honours 2:2)

Fall semester (September): deadline January 15

Fees and funding

Cost of study is important to the success of GCU students so the University is committed to offering accessible higher education by keeping tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Tuition fees at Glasgow Caledonian University include all tuition, library, examination and administrative costs.

Undergraduate scholarship are available for students who are self funding and studying on a full time program. The scholarships gives £1,000 per year. There is also a discount for students who pay a deposit early before enrolling.

The university also works with partners to offers a variety of other scholarships for particular subjects.

Application deadlines for scholarships vary but are typically in May or June and students should hold an offer to study in order to apply so it's recommended that students apply as early as possible in in order to complete the paperwork

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Visa requirements for Glasgow Caledonian University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements