12 months
14500 GBP/year
9800 GBP/year
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The innovative MSc Professional Accounting (with ACCA tuition) Masters course from University of South Wales combines advanced academic study with a professional Accounting qualification. 

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This accounting masters is aimed at students who have completed the Fundamentals Level papers of the ACCA Professional Qualification (applied knowledge and skills papers), or those who are exempted from these ACCA papers by virtue of studying an accounting degree, recognised and accredited by ACCA.

Students of the Professional Accounting (with ACCA tuition) Masters course from University of South Wales are prepared to sit the four ACCA Strategic Professional external exams shortly after the completion of internal Masters assessments. 


As a USW student, you will have access to advice from the Careers and Employability Service throughout your studies and after you graduate.

This includes: one-to-one appointments from faculty based Career Advisers, in person, over the phone or even on Skype and through email via the "Ask a Question" service. We also have extensive online resources for help with considering your career options and presenting yourself well to employers. 

Resources include psychometric tests, career assessments, a CV builder, interview simulator and application help. Our employer database has over 2,000 registered employers targeting USW students, you can receive weekly email alerts for jobs.


Alongside your Masters qualification, you will be prepared to sit ACCA’s final four Strategic Professional exams. On passing these exams and undertaking ACCA's online ethics and professional skills module, you will be able to qualify as a Chartered Certified Accountant, subject to satisfying ACCA’s practical work experience requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamental ethical and professional principles
  • The financial reporting framework
  • Reporting the financial performance of a range of entities
  • Financial statements of groups of entities
  • Interpretation of financial statements for different stakeholders
  • The impact of changes and potential changes in accounting regulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate finance, accounting or audit degree from a UK university, class 2:2 Honours or higher;

  • OR an undergraduate business degree from a UK university with an appropriate level of financial content, class 2:2 Honours or higher;
  • OR equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications (such as direct passes in ACCA Fundamentals Level papers applied knowledge and skills).
  • Note that as a minimum students joining this course must (a) either be exempt from ACCA Fundamentals Level papers applied knowledge and skills by virtue of their undergraduate degrees or (b) must have passed these papers directly, and hence be ready to commence ACCA study at Strategic Professional Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £1090


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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Professional Accounting (with ACCA tuition)
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