Taught course

Accounting and Finance (Masters Stage) MSc

University of Gloucestershire · The Business School
MSc top-up

Entry requirements

You will need a relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent that equates to 120 CAT points (e.g. be fully qualified with ACCA , CIMA or ICAEW).

Months of entry

January, March, September

Course content

This fast-track master’s will equip you with the skills and knowledge demanded by employers and will give you a competitive edge in your career.

This is a top-up master’s for holders of a relevant degree, or equivalent qualification. You’ll get the opportunity to top up your existing qualification to a full MSc degree, by completing research methods and dissertation research, while enhancing your business skills.

You’ll carry out research into new and changing areas of accounting practice and apply accounting theory to practical organisational situations. This course provides an excellent opportunity for continuing professional development (CPD) for those experienced professional accountants wishing to further their career. The completion of such a research project can increase your competitive edge and make you more marketable to future employers.

Flexibility is the key to this programme. You can be finished within six months’ full-time study or 12 months’ part-time study.

  • You’ll be taught by experienced and dedicated staff, who have industry knowledge, and who have published research
  • Assessment is via successful completion of a 15,000-word dissertation

Accreditations, memberships and partners

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Small Business Charter (SBC)

Information for international students

EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please refer to https://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/course/aftm-msc-accounting-and-finance/#fees

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc top-up
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0)3330 141414