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MSc Accountancy and Financial Management

Course Overview

Our MSc Accountancy and Financial Management master’s degree is tailored for individuals aiming to advance their careers in accounting and finance. This comprehensive programme covers key aspects of accountancy, financial management, and strategic financial planning. It equips students with critical analytical skills, technical expertise, and a thorough understanding of financial principles, preparing them for leadership roles in various financial sectors.

Why study this course?

  • Designed in collaboration with industry experts, ensuring that the curriculum is aligned with current industry standards and practices.
  • Graduates may receive exemptions from professional accounting bodies, accelerating their path to becoming qualified accountants.
  • Learn from seasoned professionals and academics who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the classroom.
  • Explore diverse career prospects in finance, including roles in management, consultancy, and corporate finance

Course details

  • Location

    London
  • Duration

    12-15 months
  • Study mode

    Online
  • Fees

    £ 8,496 per year, £ 15,950 per year (Overseas)
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Advanced Financial Management (option) – (ACC7504)
  • Advanced Performance Management (option) – (ACC7505)
  • Advanced Taxation (option) – (ACC7506)
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance (option) – (ACC7507)
  • Dissertation – (ACC7510)
  • Research Methods for Accountants – (ACC7508)
  • Strategic Business Leader – (ACC7530)
  • Strategic Business Reporting – (ACC7520)

Career progression

The Master’s Degree in Accountancy and Financial Management will give graduates the opportunity to explore a global career in a variety of roles in financial analysis and management, banking, public administration and accountancy. These may be within the private, public or voluntary sector, or a multinational company or SME. Graduates may also explore a range of other careers within:

  • Corporate finance
  • Auditing
  • Retail Management
  • Financial consultancy
  • Tax and pensions
  • Stocks and shares
  • Loss adjusting
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Insurance
  • Credit and investment analysis
  • Claims inspection

Entry Requirements

  • Normally, you’ll have at least an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree (or equivalent) in Accounting or Accountancy.
  • Alternatively, you’ll have at least an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree (or equivalent) in Business Management. If this is the case, we’ll counsel you towards taking the Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Financial Performance option modules.
  • We’ll also consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.
  • If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent). We also accept a range of other English language qualifications
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd.
  • Rao M Kashif Khan
    Deputy Head of School of Business and Enterprise

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