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Strategic Professional Accounting and Finance MSc

Strategic Professional Accounting and Finance MSc

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Full time | Headington Campus | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Accounting Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our MSc Strategic and Professional Accounting and Finance balances technical accounting and finance knowledge with practical skills. You are taught in small interactive groups by experts from the professions as well as leading researchers in the field.

Throughout this course, you will:

  • prepare for 4 Strategic Professional ACCA papers
  • acquire professional and digital skills to prepare you for your career
  • complete a Research Project developing your independent research skills into a topical issue
  • appreciate broader issues within accounting such as corporate social responsibility
  • engage with our guest speakers such as the Deputy Chair of KPMG and managers from Grant Thornton, ICAEW.

Our accounting masters’ students have gone on to work with prestigious global organisations such as PwC, Deloitte, Oxfam, UK Civil Service and Huawei, and have careers such as accountant, auditor, tax official, banking operational officer and financial analyst.

Career prospects

This course helps you develop both academically and professionally providing you with a strong foundation for a career in accounting and finance. You will be able to sit some Strategic Professional ACCA papers externally, once you have completed your programme. It offers you an opportunity to create global business links with fellow students, teaching staff and professionals you may meet during your time at Brookes. You will develop the following skills, which are embedded into the programme:

  • quantitative analysis
  • digital literacy
  • communication
  • presentation
  • team working.

The MSc in Strategic Professional Accounting and Finance develops your ability to compete for challenging and interesting roles in the profession or general business.

Our postgraduate accounting students are attractive to employers both in the UK and internationally and have gone to work in prestigious corporations such as:

  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • UK Civil Service
  • Huawei.

Modules

Aligned to the ACCA paper, in this module students will demonstrate organisational leadership and senior consultancy or advisory capabilities and relevant professional skills, through the context of an integrated case study.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£10,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£16,800

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. Applicants must have passed or have exemptions from all Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills ACCA papers. Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a good degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development. This course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development ​​Entry will also be subject to two satisfactory references (one of these must be an academic reference).

University information

Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching, equipping students...more

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