BSc Accounting (incorporating CIMA Advanced Diploma)

Various qualifications and work experience are considered for entry, on an individual basis. Please contact Robert Gordon University for more information (contact details are below).

What degree do I get?
BSc Accounting  

Structure of the degree
At Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University (RGU), you study in a supported online distance learning environment, gaining both your BSc and the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting concurrently. 

Students will study all of the CIMA papers from certificate to management level, leading to the award of the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting. Various RGU modules are studied at the same time and the combination leads to the award of the BSc Accounting. 

How do I study?
The course is fully online distance learning with a focus  on tutor support and student interaction.  The course has been designed to ensure its graduates gain a well rounded education in accounting. All tuition is delivered through an interactive student portal, with material combined with material developed by RGU. Key aspects of the course include:  

  • a real opportunity to build a relationship with experienced teaching staff and your fellow students
  • interactive, extensive tuition support designed to maximise student engagement
  • live tutorials, discussion forums, group exercises, chat rooms, access to RGU's comprehensive virtual library facility

Students will sit the relevant CIMA examinations at their local CIMA exam centre and submit all their coursework based RGU assessments through the university’s student portal. 

Time to complete
The course is designed to allow students to combine studying with their working career. Students can complete the course in three years, or over a longer period if preferred (up to six years). 

In addition, students who have already completed some of the CIMA examinations or who have received exemptions can enter the course directly into the relevant stage. Please contact RGU for further details (contact details are below). 

For information on fees for the next academic session please refer to the RGU website.  

Instalment options and some funding opportunities (depending on location) are available. CIMA registration, subscription and examination fees are additional and payable directly to CIMA.

How to enrol
For more information on how to apply please visit the RGU website.

For any enquiries please contact RGU by email, or telephone on +44 (0)1224 263 208.