M.Sc. On Campus

Professional Accountancy

University of Dundee

12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Professional Accountancy programme from University of Dundee focuses on the technical and theoretical study of fundamental professional accounting subjects. You will also carry out a professional project in the context of international accounting practice.


Explore conceptual and regulatory accounting frameworks involved in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements, compliant with International Financial Reporting Standards.

You will learn about techniques used by financial managers when evaluating financial decisions and about the business issues they face. You will explore accounting information and specialised techniques in costing, planning, controlling, decision-making, and performance measurement.

You'll study the administration of the tax system, tax payer’s compliance obligations, computation of tax liabilities, and tax planning techniques. You will learn how to advise people and businesses on the impact of key tax considerations.

We also organise a number of career support workshops and events with the ACCA, including a visit to their Scottish HQ in Glasgow. 

Successful completion of this degree enables you to claim exemption from all ACCA Applied Knowledge and Skills (previously referred to as F1 to F9) papers.


The Professional Accountancy programme from University of Dundee is an advanced Master’s which will help take your undergraduate education in accounting/finance and advance it to a higher level. Your career will also get a kick-start with the full ACCA exemptions on offer upon graduation.

As part of our close connections with the ACCA, we also provide a wide range of careers support tools and events directly with them. You can also keep up to date with sector jobs via their website

Graduates move into all sizes of business and across all sectors. Many graduates have launched their own businesses. Investment firms/houses remain very popular as to a wide range of banking sectors.


Accreditation from the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and ACCA

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audit, Assurance and Professional Ethics 
  • Professional Management Accounting
  • Tax Compliance and Fiscal Studies
  • Professional Financial Reporting Practice
  • Professional Financial Management 
  • Professional Accountancy Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Equivalent of a UK 2:2 degree in accounting or a related discipline with significant accounting content. Relevant professional accountancy experience may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Ukraine, Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland - £ 8,350

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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