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University of Wolverhampton

Professional Accounting and Finance

This programme provides an opportunity for students to both complete their ACCA qualifications and also gain a Master's in accounting and finance within an 18 month period. This course will provide students with an in depth grounding for their professional and/or academic career in finance, business and accounting. It will develop their 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.

Entry requirements

MSc: A good undergraduate Honours degree (2nd Class and above) in accounting which would gain exemption from the 1st 9 papers of the ACCA professional qualification from a UK university or overseas equivalent; or, the first 9 papers of the ACCA qualification with at least 3 years of relevant work experience
If English is not the applicant's 1st language, they will need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to the above. Students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and/or accreditation of prior experiential learning.
This course will also be available to those who successfully complete the UWBS Master's Entry course but also have a relevant undergraduate/professional qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: international business environment; international finance; corporate reporting and governance (ACCA 1 and 2); advanced performance and financial management (ACCA paper 4 and 5); independent business project.

Assessment methods

Independent business project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,870 (Year 1) International 18 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 11,130 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 13,870 (Year 1) International 18 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 11,130 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 Months

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