M.Sc. On Campus

Professional Accounting and Finance - Extended

18 months
16930 GBP/year
11930 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Professional Accounting and Finance - Extended from University of Wolverhampton enables entry onto the MSc Professional Accounting if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent).


The MSc in Professional Accounting and Finance - Extended from University of Wolverhampton will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses.

Why choose this course

The MSc in Professional Accounting and Finance provides an opportunity for students to both complete their ACCA qualifications and also gain a Masters in Accounting and Finance within an eighteen month period.

This course will provide you with an in depth grounding for your professional and/or academic career in finance, business and accounting. It will develop your strategic understanding and critical thinking of the main finance and accounting theories upon which modern business decisions are made as well as exploring the role and importance of accounting information in the management of corporations. Through your dissertation you will be able to investigate in depth a business, accounting or management issue, applying your research and quantitative skills which have been further developed throughout the course.

Studying for your ACCA papers will be taken with the support and guidance of Kaplan Financial Limited. Kaplan has become one of the world’s largest providers of professional accounting education with operations in more than 30 countries.

In addition, the course will provide you with the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities. These could include, for example, a visit to the London Stock Exchange, and guest lectures from prominent individuals within the financial world.

Potential Career Paths

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Consultant
  • Finance Business Partner
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Credit Controller
  • Finance Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Financial and Performance Management
  • Corporate Reporting and Governance
  • Independent Business Analysis Project
  • International Business Environment
  • International Finance
  • Masters Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good undergraduate honours degree (second class and above) in accounting which provides exemption from the first nine papers of the ACCA professional qualification from a UK university or overseas equivalent
  • Or, the first nine papers of the ACCA  qualification and ideally at least three years of relevant work experience. Students with less experience may be considered.
  • Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.
  • Please check our minimum language entry requirements before submitting your application.
  • We offer a range programmes in English as a Foreign Language if you don't meet these requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16930 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    11930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11930 GBP per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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