Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Professional Accounting (Taught)

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Course summary

A fast-paced and highly practical CIMA and ACCA-accredited master’s degree programme, ideal anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of accounting in the global context. A fast-paced and highly practical CIMA and ACCA-accredited master’s degree programme. Ideal for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of accounting in the global context. This master’s programme demands a great deal from its students, so it may be ideal if you want to cover a lot of ground in a short time. You’ll learn to operate effectively within the global marketplace, enabling you, upon successful completion, to pursue a career in accounting or to further your knowledge in the field of accounting and finance. You may have just graduated in accounting or a related subject, or perhaps you’re already an accountant but want to develop your knowledge base into broader management roles. What’s more, both MSc Professional Accounting and MSc Professional Accounting with Extended Professional Practice have been awarded nine ACCA exemption accreditations, and upon completion of the programme students can enter CIMA via their Masters gateway which entitles them to 11 exemptions. This master’s course is also linked to SAP HANA. You’ll also learn using Bloomberg terminals and S&P Capital IQ – which are routinely used in major organisations around the word. Where better to study accounting than in the heart of London’s financial district? Extended Professional Practice This course offers the option of undertaking Extended Professional Practice. Our Extended MSc courses are delivered over 18 months instead of the usual 12 months, giving you the opportunity to undertake a longer internship* or project as part of your course. You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how businesses operate, how to apply theory to real-world scenarios, and how best to prepare you for the world of business with confidence. Our Talent Team are here to support you in securing an extended placement with the right employer. Whether you are looking to join a small business or a large organisation, the team will work with you to help you achieve your internship goal. Your placement will be full-time, with students expected to work approximately 35 hours per week. The Extended Professional Practice course lasts 5 semesters; during semesters 1 and 2 you will undertake 120 taught credits on-campus; in semesters 3 and 4 you will undertake the placement; in the final semester, you will take a 60-credit project module in which you will write up your internship report and research findings. Please note that we are unable to guarantee any placement or study abroad opportunities and that any such opportunities referred to on this webpage may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

Course details


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2:2 or above in a relevant discipline. Applicants with a degree in another discipline or with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2022/23 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Professional Accounting at Coventry University - UCAS