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Professional Accounting (with Professional Study Preparation)

Northumbria University London Campus

M.Sc.
24 months
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22449 GBP/year
16149 GBP/year
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About

This Professional Accounting (with Professional Study Preparation) programme at Northumbria University London Branch has been designed to meet your needs as a student who is at the beginning of a career in the field of accounting. 

Overview

The aim of the Professional Accounting (with Professional Study Preparation) programme at Northumbria University London Branch is to enable you to develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of international accounting and thus expand your career options by combining the knowledge of your previous degree with a specialised MSc in Professional Accounting.

The programme will give you the specialised skills required to implement theory in areas such as governance and auditing, performance management, corporate and group reporting, and business strategic management. As such, this MSc is designed to build on the transferable skills important for employment in the areas of financial accounting, auditing and management accounting.

Key facts

  • Develop your expertise in core professional accounting topics in auditing, strategic management, reporting and performance management
  • Study an MSc closely aligned with the ACCA professional level papers, including a dedicated year-long module where you should have attempted the ACCA professional stage exams
  • Prepare yourself for managerial and strategic roles in accounting
  • Newcastle Business School is part of a select group of business schools worldwide, following accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting – the first in Europe to gain the double accreditation
  • Upon completion of your programme, you will be eligible for the QA Professional Pathways programmes which will enable you to further develop your skills with one of the UK’s largest providers of IT and project management training

Careers and further study

Through the specialist accounting modules that are closely aligned with the ACCA, you will be well placed to pursue a career in accounting in a number of varied roles ranging from corporate reporting and auditing to more strategic and performance focused positions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Developing Global Management Competencies I
  • Corporate and Group Reporting 
  • Strategic Business Leadership 
  • Development Global Management Competencies II 
  • Audit, Corporate Governance and Ethics 
  • Performance Management 
  • Dissertation Preparation and Research Methods
  • Accounting and Finance Professional Study Preparation 
  • The Newcastle Business School Masters Dissertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, and completion of ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills papers, or contemporary equivalent.
  • Applicants with professional qualifications in accounting and finance will also be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22449 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22449 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16149 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16149 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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