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MSc Accounting and Finance

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Full time | BPP Birmingham | 12 months | JAN-22

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type


Course Summary

Study topics shaping the future of accountancy while gaining ACCA qualification and a Master’s at the same time. Our programme develops expert knowledge, as well as high-level skills to enhance your employability – all fully aligned with the internationally recognised accountancy body.

Qualification you’ll receive

MSc Accounting and Finance
ACCA Strategic Professional exam-qualified

Why study the MSc Accounting and Finance degree?

With modules created in partnership with leading accountancy firms, our programme is designed to develop critical thinking and analytical skills essential for a successful global accounting career.

Fully aligned to the Strategic Professional Level syllabus of the ACCA qualification, you will earn 120 credits towards your MSc Accounting and Finance, as well as progressing towards ACCA membership. Plus, avoid double assessments by studying our ACCA-Approved Content - matching the current syllabus and exam papers.

Also, if you have already started your journey to becoming an ACCA exam-qualified accountant, this programme offers flexible entry levels to recognise any ACCA Strategic Professional exams you may have completed. For more details here, simply get in touch.

Typical roles

This degree will open up opportunities across a number of sectors, with typical job roles including:

  • Accountant
  • Trader
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio/Fund Manager

Develop the in-demand leadership, digital and analytical skills that global employers want with our postgraduate course. Each module offers the opportunity to gain invaluable insights and practical knowledge needed to build a successful accountancy career.

Assessments and examinations

The programme features a variety of assessments including coursework and examinations.
Coursework is in the form of essays, reports or case studies, while group or individual presentations may be required to assess other competencies. Examinations will be with written elements or multiple-choice questions and maybe unseen or part-seen, where assessment material is released in advance. BPP University offers flexibility in how these assessments are undertaken, and the programmes will utilise online tools where available to deliver assessments. On occasion, some assessments may require attendance at a physical location.


Develop a blend of technical, professional and ethics skills though the evaluation of real-world scenarios and accounting decision making.
Business Project (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You need an undergraduate degree (lower second class or higher) eligible for the ACCA Strategic Professional level exams, or ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills papers (AB-FM) passes or exemptions. If you haven’t passed the ACCA Knowledge and Skills exams, or don’t hold the correct exemptions, you can enter our MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma) at the relevant stage instead.