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Accounting and Financial Management (Fast Track route for qualified professionals) MSc

Accounting and Financial Management (Fast Track route for qualified professionals) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management Accounting

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc in Accounting and Financial Management (fast-track route) will enhance your ability to contextualise, critically evaluate and communicate financial information, adding significant value to your organisation at a senior management level. As a professionally-qualified practitioner and specialist in accounting and finance, you are likely to be seeking to continue your professional development, possibly with a view to taking on increased managerial responsibilities. Students on the course come from a variety of backgrounds, and possess a wide range of practical experience, making student interaction and networking an enjoyable and beneficial aspect of the course. The course is an ideal way to meet your professional body's expectations for CPD, and take your career on to the next stage. The fast track route is well suited to qualified accountants wishing to study for a Masters while continuing in their professional roles with the course delivered as an online distance learning programme.

This mode of delivery will enable you to interact and network with other practitioners on the course who are located in different countries. This specialist Masters is designed to enhance the depth, value and contemporary relevance of your professional accountancy qualification. It will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of financial issues, and enhance your research and analytical skills, combining academic rigour with practical relevance.

This course will contribute towards your career development by providing an opportunity for you to: re-engage with the fundamental aspects of your profession; develop in-depth knowledge in a specialist topic you have chosen for your dissertation; critically evaluate contemporary developments in context and prepare for anticipated future trends; enhance key transferable skills such as information accessing, analysis and interpretation, making presentations and report writing; meet your professional body's continuing professional development requirements.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


1 year

Start date

Contact University


This module develops students ability to comprehend contemporary and potential future accounting and financial management issues from a questioning and holistic perspective.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

This programme is only available to professionally qualified accountants such as members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), or Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). We will also accept other accountancy professional qualifications including national professional accountancy qualifications such as International Capital Market Association (ICMA).

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more

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