MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management (Top-up)

General

Program Description

Aligned to follow the final ACCA examinations, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management Top-Up programme is designed to support your career development in business, accounting and financial management roles. It offers finance, accountancy and broader management knowledge that can be central to success in many private and public sector industries.

Our dedicated, highly qualified and experienced team will lead you in an exploration of the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate, and how they are managed. We’ll help you acquire the applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, business ethics, risk and business strategy, financial performance, and taxation/auditing.

You’ll be encouraged to explore research methods, giving you the chance to gain an understanding of a range of research tools and analytical techniques. This knowledge will be of value when you undertake your Master’s dissertation when carrying out a substantial piece of research on an accountancy or financial management issue will enhance your critical and investigative skills, and could benefit your professional practice.

Course Highlights

This course aims to build upon your professional qualifications for a career in financial management or accountancy.

  • The study and research skills you will be introduced to are in demand far beyond the financial services industry.
  • You’ll be encouraged to develop key abilities in critical thinking and awareness of the principles and techniques needed for effective financial decision making.

Entry Requirements

Qualified accountants (CIPFA/CIMA/ICAEW/ICAS/ACCA) can get up to 90 credit exemptions from the MSc allowing direct entry on to this Top Up. Ofqual regulated qualifications in a relevant subject area at Level 7 may also attract exemptions up to 90 credits.

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Duration

Two Semesters.

Mode

Full Time, Online Classes.

Start Dates

September, January, June.

Programme Modules

  • Strategic Business Leader
  • Research Methods For Accountants
  • Dissertation

Career and Professional Development

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management Top Up course is designed for professionals working in the business, accountancy and finance sectors. The programme will enable you to consolidate your understanding of the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate and how they are managed. It offers you the opportunity to apply the skills you have learnt in finance, as well as the wider management issues, culminating in your final dissertation piece - and the achievement of your full Master's degree.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

With a student body of around 11,000, you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many ... Read More

With a student body of around 11,000, you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number. Read less