Background Graphics
  • Back

BAcc (Hons) Accounting

What you need to know about the student survey data

Survey info

Some data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic, which may have had an effect on their responses.
Find out more

University of the West of Scotland

2 Locations: Paisley, Lanarkshire

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Optional

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Student Satisfaction

44%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings

21,000

£21,000

15 months after the course for Accounting graduates at University of the West of Scotland

Employment

77%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

44%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students (72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from
115 students
(72% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey

Scroll to the right  

83%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

What you need to know about professional accreditation

A professionally accredited course is one which has been approved or endorsed by one or more professional bodies. This is because the learning and achievement of graduates meets the professional benchmarks and standards set by the accrediting body.

Read more about professional accreditation

This course is officially accredited by:

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations. Find out more

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route. Find out more

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. Find out more

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations. Find out more

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Accounting courses

For graduates from University of the West of Scotland

After 15 months

£21,000

Typical range: £18,000 - £25,000

Data from
40 people

(65% of those asked).

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£19,500

Typical range: £17,000 - £22,500

Data from
80 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£22,500

Typical range: £19,500 - £29,500

Data from
80 people.


students graduating during 2010-2012.

View for all full-time Accounting graduates in:

Busy...

After 15 months

£21,000

Typical range: £19,000 - £24,000

Data from
355 people.

95% of UK-resident Accounting graduates from University of the West of Scotland are employed in Scotland.

students graduating during 2017-2018.

After 3 years

£23,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £18,500 - £29,500

Data from
470 people.

93% of UK-resident Accounting graduates from University of the West of Scotland are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

After 5 years

£29,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £22,000 - £37,000

Data from
450 people.

93% of UK-resident Accounting graduates from University of the West of Scotland are based in Scotland.

students graduating during 2010-2012.

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

77%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
90 students (63% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
90 students

(63% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
65 students

(63% of those who were asked).

41%

In highly skilled work

33%

Finance Professionals

Less than 5%

Teaching Professionals

Less than 5%

Managers, directors and senior officials

Less than 5%

Protective service occupations

Less than 5%

Business and public service associate professionals

49%

In other work

37%

Administrative occupations

8%

Sales occupations

5%

Elementary occupations

10%

In unknown work

Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

90%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
50 students (65% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from
50 students (65% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

Course saved

You have  saved courses View saved courses

Compare courses

Add another to compare courses.

Course removed from saved courses

25 is the maximum number of saved courses.

To remove courses go to saved courses

Back
to top