Taught course

Accounting and Finance Diploma of Professional Studies (London campus)

University of Liverpool · University of Liverpool
Diploma of Professional Studies

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have the equivalent of a UK honours degree, at 2.1 level or better in any subject. Alternative qualifications and all non-UK qualifications (which are considered equivalent to a UK honours degree).

Months of entry


Course content

The Diploma of Professional Studies Accounting and Finance programme provides the opportunity for students with a degree in any subject to undertake a diploma in professional studies that will lead them to become a part qualified accountant. This conversion programme also allows students to obtain exemptions from ICAEW and ACCA examinations.

This rigorous and stimulating diploma includes specialist coverage of a range of topic areas within the disciplines of Accounting and Finance, including Financial Reporting, Auditing, Taxation and Business Finance. Successful students will gain an understanding of the principles, techniques and applications of Accounting and Finance through development of technical knowledge and business skills including problem solving, professional judgement, communication and advice.

The Diploma provides the opportunity to study at the University of Liverpool in London in Finsbury Square at the heart of the City of London and on the edge of the ‘Square Mile’ financial district where the worlds of finance and accounting meet, with ready access to many potential employers.

On completion of the programme, students will be actively considered to continue for a further year to complete the MSc Accounting programme which can lead to becoming a fully exam qualified accountant after two years of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration

Diploma of Professional Studies

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Recruitment
+44 (0)151 794 5927