Finance and Accounting with CIMA, M.Sc. | University of the West of Scotland | Paisley, United Kingdom
12 months
15420 GBP/year
12170 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Finance and Accounting with CIMA degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland was developed in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), this course prepares you for a successful career in finance and accounting, working at home or overseas in various business environments.


Finance and Accounting with CIMA degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland  offers a portfolio of modules reflecting the needs of those wishing to pursue a career in accounting and/orfinance but who may not have accounting as their first degree. The course focuses on conceptual understanding and practical skills of accounting and finance supplemented by an understanding of the background within which accounting operates.

Career prospects

Graduates can explore a rich diversity of career options in finance and accounting management posts in industry and commerce e.g. management accountant, business analyst, management consultant, finance manager, chief financial officer.

You may also choose to pursue a research career or further management qualifications such as an MBA or DBA.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Financial Accounting
  • Strategic Management Accounting 
  • Strategic Financial Management 
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Project & Relationship Management 
  • Business Research & Analysis

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date.  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved an Honours degree in any business or accounting related discipline or an equivalent international degree qualification.
  • Applicants with lesser qualifications may also be considered if they have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry, and/or hold other degrees, as long as they have started to study with any accounting and finance professional body, such as CIMA, ACCA etc.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15420 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15420 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12170 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,920£  

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 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.

Our partners

Finance and Accounting with CIMA
University of the West of Scotland
Finance and Accounting with CIMA
University of the West of Scotland


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!