MSc In Accounting and Finance

Top-up programme for Level 7 graduates
Awarding Body
University of Northampton, UK
Duration
12 MONTHS
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Part-time (Work-based)
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Awarding Body
University of Northampton, UK
Duration
12 MONTHS
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Part-time (Work-based)
Download
Download programme details

Programme Overview

You will gain practical knowledge that can be applied in a work setting, with flexible study that is delivered online. You will also benefit from the full support of professionally qualified staff and engagement with your fellow students.

Some exemptions from professional examinations are available from main professional bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), meaning you will have to pass fewer professional body examinations in order to become a Chartered Accountant.

MSc Accounting and Finance (Top-up) aims to extend and enhance the understanding and competence gained via professional qualifications and to enhance the ability of students to think strategically about management and organisational change within accounting and finance. This programme is designed for AIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAP or CPA Australia graduates and provide a means by which the continuing professional and personal needs of accounting practitioners.

This programme will broaden your specialist knowledge previously gained at a professional level. In particular the module, ‘Accounting & finance research project’ guides you to research into the key challenges accounting and finance professionals face in the industry. This module aims to equip accounting and finance professionals with the necessary skills to undertake independent project work within a business context.  The Research Methods element providesyou with an introduction to research, types of research methodology, formulating and planning a research project, data collection, analysis and presentation of research findings based upon an actual industry specific or corporate focused topic.

Course Content
There is only one module for this programme:
FINM025 Dissertation and Research Methods (60 credits)
Entry Requirements
Entry to MSc In Accounting and Finance

Level 7 Diploma in Accounting & Finance or a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent.

IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Course Duration

1-2 years

Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
£2,220

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process. You will have to fill out a short application form to make sure you meet the criteria.