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Professional Accounting MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Summary

If you want to become a professional accountant, this MSc is the course for you. At the University of East London, we have more than a quarter of a century of experience in delivering accountancy training. We have developed this master’s course in response to student demand for a higher-level qualification to enhance career prospects and professional development. You are likely to come to us with a relevant first degree; The course has a strong practical bias. You will learn how to apply theory to practice and we will expose you to the profession’s latest thinking, techniques and practices. While you are learning the core elements required of accountancy professionals, we will also prepare you for the professional exams set by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the ACA qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Students who successfully completed the programme will also be eligible to join the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants through the accelerated route designed specifically for MBA and Masters in Accounting graduates. This route will allow graduates from this MSc Professional Accounting programme to take the CIMA master’s gateway assessment. Once they have successfully passed the assessment, they will be granted 11 exemptions from CIMA’s certificate, operational and management level exams. This is an excellent offer for those who are interested in having a rewarding career as a management accountant.

Your Future Career

The course is focused on making you highly employable and preparing you for the professional examinations that will take your career to the next level. Within this field, you could become a chartered certified accountant, a chartered management accountant or a chartered public finance accountant. You could choose to work for a big accountancy firm, auditor or taxation specialist. There will be a range of opportunities open to you, since companies of all sizes in all sectors need people who can understand numbers and offer sound advice to help them flourish. With this qualification, you could go into the world of banking or investment, or into the finance department of any business. Alternatively, you could use your skills to help a charity, or work for local or central government or another public body.

Different course options

Full time | Stratford Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Professional Exchange: Mental Wealth and Applied Research - Core
Strategic Business Reporting - Core
Strategic Business Leader - Core
Applied Business Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,680

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need 2.2 honours degree in Accounting or Accounting and Finance. They will normally be expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. Professional Accountancy qualification at appropriate level will also be considered.

University information

The University of East London has 140 practical, career-focused postgraduate programmes in the areas of: Arts Creative and tech industries Architecture Engineering and construction Cultural studies Social sciences Law Business Education Psychology Health Bioscience Sports Many of these are accredited by professional bodies. The uni is based across two campuses in East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park...more

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