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Accounting, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration

About

The Accounting course from London School of Economics and Political Science is also ideal for those who wish to undertake postgraduate work and whose first degree is in an unrelated field. It aims to provide a thorough grounding in the principles of accounting, looking at the subject from a variety of perspectives, including the international dimension.

Programme structure

You must pass four full courses (or the equivalent) to complete the programme.

Prestige

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) provides academic direction for this programme. LSE is regarded as an international centre of academic excellence and innovation in the social sciences.

Individual courses

The courses that make up this programme are also available to study as individual courses. This may be useful if you wish to enhance your skills or demonstrate knowledge in a specific area (for example to a university or a professional body). Subject to certain requirements, individual courses can often be credited towards the full programme upon successful completion.

Programme Structure

One compulsory course:

  • Principles of accounting
Two courses chosen from:
  • Financial management or
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial reporting
  • Auditing and assurance
  • Management accounting
  • Valuation and securities analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    107

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    185

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

To be eligible for this Graduate Diploma programme you must have one of the following:

  • an acceptable Bachelor’s degree; 
  • an acceptable Master’s degree (or any other appropriately accredited Level 7 award) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration; 
  • an acceptable Level 5 or Level 6 award (such as an HND or Graduate Certificate) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration. In addition applicants must submit evidence of at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2155 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2155 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2155 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2155 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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