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Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma Route), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
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Successful completion of this course will earn you a Master’s degree and the status of being ACCA exam qualified, which is one of the key requirements to becoming an Affiliate member.

Why choose this programme?

The MSc Accounting and Finance (Advanced Diploma Route) programme at the BPP University is fully accredited by the ACCA with course modules aligned to the ACCA exams. It will help you progress towards ACCA membership along with the following benefits:

  • Avoid double assessments by studying our ACCA Approved Content which has been aligned to ACCA syllabus and sitting ACCA exams.
  • Flexible entry points onto the Advanced Diploma to recognise the ACCA Fundamentals exams you have passed or hold exemptions for
  • Successful completion of the ACCA Professional Level will earn 120 credits towards the MSc Accounting and Finance qualification - and progress towards ACCA membership
  • MSc modules including Digital Leadership and Data Science have been designed in consultation with global accountancy firms
  • Learn how to exploit opportunities for change through technology and digital leadership
  • Develop critical thinking and analysis skills to solve problems in the Business Project
  • An approach that’s supported by ACCA and other global accounting institutes

Progression upon completion

You will have a Master’s degree to complement your professional qualification. Providing a competitive edge against peers in the talent pool.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accountant in Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Performance Management
  • Taxation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Audit and Assurance 
  • Financial Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Those wishing to apply for this programme will require:

  • Two A-Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent (grade 4/C or above) in five separate subjects, including maths and English; or
  • A Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification; or
  • Passes/exemptions in any ACCA Knowledge and Skills paper (formerly AB-FM) without completing the whole level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8808 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22010 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20010 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs

  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Manchester, United Kingdom

    645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


All full-time UK/EU students intending to study at BPP University are eligible for a student loan and/or maintenance loan. These help cover tuition fees and living costs while you are studying.

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