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This course is ideal for Accounting and Finance graduates seeking to improve their employment and personal development opportunities. Applicants with professional qualifications and industry experience are also encouraged to apply.
Members of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have a particular advantage in that they may claim for exemptions from certain modules on the MSc Finance and Accounting course, based on completion of the ACCA’s professional-level papers.
When you study Finance and Accounting at UWL, you have direct contact with our course tutors who have an enviable blend of theoretical knowledge and real-world experience.
Corporate Financial Management
Capital Markets and Decisions Under Risk
Corporate Financial Reporting
Management and Decision Making
*Option modules will run subject to staff availability and viable student numbers opting to take the module
Applicants who have completed the Chartered Association of Chartered Certified Accountant's (ACCA) Professional Level exams can expect exemptions as outlined below. Applicants who have attained a similar level with other recognised professional bodies may be eligible for exemption subject to consideration of the course leader.
Claiming exemptions from the MSc Finance and Accounting degree on the basis of ACCA Professional Level Papers:
|MSc Module||Basis of Exemption|
|Corporate Financial Management||ACCA Paper: P4 Advanced Financial Management|
|Corporate Responsibility||ACCA Paper: P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics|
|Corporate Financial Reporting||ACCA Paper: P2 Corporate Reporting|
|Business Strategy||ACCA Paper P3 Business Analysis|
|Tax System & Policy||ACCA Paper: P6 Advanced Taxation|
|Auditing in Practice||ACCA Paper: P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance|
|Management Decision Making||ACCA Paper: P5 Advanced Performance Management|
|Capital Markets and Decisions under risk||No Exemption basis - all students must complete this module|
|Dissertation||No Exemption basis - all students must complete this module|
The course will give graduates the skills to access senior roles in accountancy including:
The curriculum meets the needs of the profession, and the qualification is recognised by employers.
On completion, graduates would be eligible to apply for a doctoral programme.