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

University of the West of England

Key Information

Course duration: 1 year

Mode of study: Distance learning

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Subject Ranking

Accounting & Finance

  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    2.59 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.23 / 1.00

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Home students: £3,750 per year
EU students: £3,750 per course
Overseas students: £3,750 per year

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The Course


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.

University of the West of England

University League Table Ranking: 58th

The University of the West of England, Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West of England. There has been strong emphasis over the years on building close partnerships with businesses and organisations locally, nationally and internationally.

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Postal Address

Bristol Business School
University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

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