Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · School of Business, Enterprise and Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a UK honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. We also welcome applicants with an ordinary degree who can show a period of relevant postgraduation work experience or additional capabilities.

International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score less than 5.5.

Accreditation of prior learning: You may be granted exemption from studying a module or modules up to a maximum of 60 credit points, provided you can demonstrate successful achievement of all the learning outcomes.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This master’s degree has been developed in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and offers the opportunity for students to obtain in one year a master’s degree, a prestigious professional qualification (CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting) and the maximum 11 exemptions from CIMA’s certificate, operational and management level examinations.

The aim of the course is to provide students with both the necessary technical skills expected of a part-qualified accountant and the critical analysis skills expected of a master’s degree graduate. Students graduating with the MSc will have expertise in the key areas of financial reporting, management accounting and corporate finance and will also have critical awareness of how these areas contribute to a company’s strategic management. Additionally, you will develop your employability skills such as teamwork, leadership and oral communication skills.

As a student on this course, you have access to our on-campus Business Gateway and Business Innovation Zone (BIZ). This provides business incubation space for student/graduate led start-up companies and you will have access to: desk space; a QMU business address; meeting facilities; Business Gateway support and advice; a profile for your company on the QMU website; support with marketing materials; and access to entrepreneurial networks within QMU and other universities, e.g. Enterprise Campus, Scottish Institute for Enterprise, Sporting Chance and Converge Challenge.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,225
International students
£13,725

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@qmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 474 0000