Queens University Belfast

Exemption Criteria - BSc in Economics and Accounting

To claim exemptions from any part of CA Proficiency 1 (CAP1), candidates must achieve a minimum of a 2.ii honours degree. Candidates must meet the criteria and have a clear pass without compensation in all relevant college options in order to qualify for individual subject exemptions. Details of criteria are available from the university.

CAP 1 Subjects College/University Options Required


FIN2006 Financial Decision Making (Minimum mark of 50% required) 

Management Accounting

Average of 50% with no less than 40% in:

ACC3011 Advanced Management Accounting

ACC2005 Management Accounting

ACC1003 Introductory Management Accounting (previously Introduction to Accounting II)

Financial Accounting

Average of 50% with no less than 40% in:

ACC3010 Advanced Financial Accounting

ACC2004 Financial Accounting

AC1001 Introductionary Financial Accounting (previously Introductory Accounting I)


ACC3012 Taxation (Minimum mark of 50% required)

Law for Accountants

Average of 50% with no less than 40% in:

ACC3024 Law of Business Organisation

ACC1005 Introduction to Legal Study & Basic Contract Law

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