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Strategic Accounting, MSc

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you have a head for figures and your heart set on a career in accounting with a high salary? It’s a sought-after profession, but 21st century businesses don’t just want ‘number crunchers’, they want accountants with a strategic edge to increase value and growth.

Our MSc Strategic Accounting programme at Swansea University aims to improve your career opportunities and help fast track you into a fantastic career anywhere in the world.

You will already have a relevant first degree and have passed your ACCA (the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants) Fundamental papers. As part of this programme, you will be taught the latest theories and practices and how to apply them as an accountancy professional, while we prepare you for the ACCA Professional examinations*.

Students must register with ACCA in order to be eligible for ACCA Professional exams. Additional fees apply - see 'Additional Costs' section below for more information.

You will be part of a global professional body with a reputation for driving standards of professionalism, ethics, integrity and accountability. After you’ve qualified and worked for three years you can use the ACCA letters after your name.

*Swansea University, School of Management reserves the right to make reasonable adjustments to the MSc Strategic Accounting programme in accordance with the latest ACCA guidelines and standards. We are committed to providing students with the most up to date, industry standard information and sufficient preparation for the ACCA professional papers.

STRATEGIC ACCOUNTING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your Strategic Accounting programme will prepare you for career opportunities across a wide range of sectors from the financial services and public practice to the public and corporate sectors.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,550per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    133 60%

    36th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    51st

    33

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