Undergraduate Pathway in Accounting & Finance

Accounting and Financial Services programmes are based within the Business School at Craiglockhart. This campus boasts some of the most modern teaching and learning facilities in Scotland.
Students will develop the skills; creative thinking and strategic planning that are required to successfully chart a business' course through financial waters. Most importantly Edinburgh Napier’s courses are accredited by the major UK accounting institutes, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).
You will learn and develop a combination of accounting, finance and other business skills. These include specific accounting techniques and policies relating to corporate finance, tax, auditing, corporate governance and statistics. In addition, transferable skills of time management, project management, communication, collection and management of data, and IT will all serve you well whatever your eventual field of work.

Pathways at Edinburgh Napier University

High School

Edinburgh Napier University

Students may enter the program at EIC at year 1 or year 2

Year First Year Degree
EIC at Edinburgh Napier University
Second Year Degree
EIC at Edinburgh Napier University Campus
Third Year Degree
Edinburgh Napier University
Final Year Degree
Edinburgh Napier University


£11,900* £11,900* £11,950* £11,950*

*Note that tuition fees are subject to change and there may be an annual increment in the cost of tuition fees while you are at the University taking into account the following circumstances:
a. any increases set or prescribed by regulatory bodies (other than the University) such as the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) and the UK Government and/or
b. changes to the cost of delivering our programmes. Factors taken into account include inflationary measures such as the retail price index (RPI), projected increases in university costs, changes in the level of grant from the Scottish Funding Council, costs of provision of teaching, supervision and course-related facilities. Over the past 3 years, the average level of increase has been 5.8% p.a. for self-funding students (excluding those studying on programmes where fee levels are fixed by the Scottish Government e.g. Scottish/EU students on full-time undergraduate programmes. For 2017 entry it is expected that Undergraduate tuition fees will increase by 1.16%


EIC Duration

Year 1: Two semesters

Year 2: Two semesters

EIC Intakes

Year 1: September and January

Year 2: September and January

Edinburgh Napier University degree pathways

Successful completion of your pathway leads to the award BA (Hons) from a range of Accounting and Financial Services programmes.

  • BA (Hons) Accounting
  • BA (Hons) Accounting with Corporate Finance
  • BA (Hons) Financial Services

Popular Careers

  • Assistant Accountant
  • Independent Financial Advisor
  • Investment Banking and other specialised functions
  • Stockbroking & Funds Management
  • Trainee Accounting roles