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Accounting and Finance (Top-up)

12 months
2200 GBP/year
2220 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Accounting and Finance (Top-up) programme from the University of Northampton 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. 


Course Details

  • This Accounting and Finance (Top-up) programme from the University of Northampton 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.

Career Opportunities 

  • The course is concerned with broadening your professional knowledge and aims to provide you with the necessary skills to contribute to the effective management and development of organisations. As such, it will enhance your professional and career development. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation and Research Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have successfully completed professional qualifications such as AIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAP or CPA Australia graduates then you will be eligible to apply for this course.
  • International equivalents may be accepted such as OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance (RQF).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2220 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


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