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MSc in Professional Accounting

MSc in Professional Accounting

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

About the course

This specialist programme has been designed to enable you to gain a masters degree in accounting and undertake training for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Professional Examinations on a linked course. It combines teaching from our expert academics and professional training from Kaplan to prepare you for the ACCA Professional Papers.

Primarily aimed at those who have a good undergraduate degree in accounting, this course prepares you for a future career as a professional accountant. You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to lead using logic, analysis, and an understanding of the complexities of accounting within the business world. Successful completion of the ACCA Professional Papers will help you stand out in the international accounting job market.

Future prospects

This programme prepares you for a future career as a professional accountant. By gaining a masters degree and your ACCA Professional Examinations on the same course – you’ll stand out in the global job market after graduation.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module comes under ACCA Papers.
Issues in Accounting and Accountability
Issues in Professional Auditing
Public Sector Finance, Taxation and Accounting
Complex Financial Reporting

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

For entry onto our programme, applicants must have a minimum of 2:2 Honours degree or international equivalent in Accounting, or Accounting and Finance or a suitable alternative 2:1 Honours degree. AND/OR Equivalent accredited international or professional accounting qualifications (including direct passes in or exemptions from ACCA Fundamental Level papers F1-F9). All students joining our programme must be Either, exempt from ACCA Fundamental Level papers F1-F9 by virtue of their undergraduate degree, (You will need to register with ACCA, apply for exemption and present us with an official letter from ACCA confirming your exemption before you can commence our programme) or, must have passed ACCA Fundamental Level papers F1-F9 directly. With your application, please upload evidence of your passed ACCA Fundamental Level examinations and / or copy of your exemption letter issued by ACCA if you already have these.