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MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma)

MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma)

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Full time | BPP London City | 30 months | Contact University

Study mode

Full time


30 months

Start date

Contact University

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type


Course Summary

This complete ACCA-accredited course offers the quickest route to certification without any previous Higher qualifications. Get your Advanced Diploma first before securing a Master’s degree to become an exam-qualified accountant with our straightforward study process.

Qualifications you’ll receive

Advanced Diploma
Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance
ACCA Strategic Professional exam-qualified

Why choose the MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma)?

Combined with the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance, this course offers you certification in the quickest time possible. And with modules designed to develop critical thinking and analytical skills, the further study is 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 qualification, 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.

Typical roles

This degree will open up opportunities across a number of sectors, including
• Accountant
• Trader
• Financial Analyst
• Investment Banker
• Portfolio/Fund Manager.

From learning the fundamentals with the Advanced Diploma in Accounting (ADAF) to developing expert skills with the MSc Accounting and Finance. Designed to give you the best possible start, this fast-track course is ideal for starting successful career through invaluable insights and practical knowledge.

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.

Learning materials

All learning materials are supplied as part of the course fee. These include: Hard copy course notes, workbook and Practice and Revision kit. All other learning materials are provided online, to reflect modern working practices and minimise our environmental impact. Print on demand versions are available for students with specific learning needs.


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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

120 minimum UCAS tariff points and GCSE or equivalent (grade 4/C or above) in English Language and maths; or A Foundation In Accountancy qualification (to allow entry at Term 2); or Passes/exemptions in ACCA papers (which will allow students to enter the programme in Term 2 or 3).