Our MSc Accounting and Finance is designed for future accountants who want to be a step ahead when starting a career. This approach is perfect if you already hold exemptions for ACCA Fundamental papers but haven’t completed the whole level. Flexible entry points allow you to join the programme at the relevant stage. Providing you have passed or hold exemptions from those ACCA papers. Successful completion of this course will earn you a Master’s degree and the status of being ACCA exam qualified, which is one of the key requirements to becoming an Affiliate member.
Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance [ACCA route] (18-month)
Accountant in Business (30 credits)
Management Accounting (30 credits)
Financial Accounting (30 credits)
Corporate and Business Law (40 credits)
Performance Management (40 credits)
Taxation (40 credits)
Financial Reporting (40 credits)
Audit and Assurance (40 credits)
Financial Management (40 credits)
MSc Accounting and Finance (12-month programme)
Strategic Business Leader (30 credits)
Strategic Business Reporting (30 credits)
Business Project (Assessed in Term 4)
Principles of Data Science for Business
Elective – Choose two from four modules (60 credits)
Advanced Financial Management
Advanced Performance Management
Advanced Audit and Assurance
Business Project (from term 2 – 30 credits)
Digital Leadership (15 credits)
Computer-based exams (CBEs) and paper-based examinations (written) depending on modules studied. At Masters level, assessments also include reports, group presentations and coursework
Students wishing to apply for this programme will require:
Two A-levels and three GCSEs or equivalent (grade C or above) in five separate subjects, including Maths and English; OR
A Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification (with which students will enter directly into term two); OR
Passes/exemptions in ACCA papers, which will allow students to enter the programme in either term two or term three depending on the number of papers completed.
If you do not think you meet the entry requirements, but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options.
If your first language is not English and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to, at least, IELTS level 6.0 (overall) or equivalent in addition to the above entry requirements.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£22,010||Whole course|