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Accounting and Finance (Top-up) MSc

University of Northampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our MSc Accounting and Finance (Top-up) aims to extend and enhance the understanding and competence gained via professional qualifications and to enhance the ability of students to think strategically about management and organisational change within accounting and finance. This programme is designed for AIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAP or CPA Australia graduates and provide a means by which the continuing professional and personal needs of accounting practitioners.

Course Details

This programme will broaden your specialist knowledge previously gained at a professional level. In particular the module, ‘Accounting & finance research project’ guides you to research into the key challenges accounting and finance professionals face in the industry. This module aims to equip accounting and finance professional with the necessary skills to undertake independent project work within a business context. The Research Methods element provides you with an introduction to research, types of research methodology, formulating and planning a research project, data collection, analysis and presentation of research findings based upon an actual industry specific or corporate focused topic.

What is distance learning?

Distance learning is an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various online courses which work flexibly around your requirements.

Our programmes of study encompass a wide range of methods of learning, teaching and assessment to help you gain the skills you will need for your working life.

The complete course runs over one year via part-time distance learning.

How will I be assessed?

The only assessment for this course is a dissertation.

What are the special features of this course?

  • converts professional qualifications into an MA/MSc
  • networking opportunities with other professionals
  • distance learning is supported worldwide

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,220per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 105 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    89 40%

    95th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    57th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    54th

    5

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