University of Northampton

MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top-Up)

At A Glance

Course Title

MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top-Up)

Course Type

Top-Up Degree (60 credits)

Course Level


Study Method

Distance Learning

Start Date

September / January

Course Duration

9 months

Awarded By

University of Northampton
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Course Description

The MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top-up) MSc Accounting and Finance course provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing a high level career in finance across all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

If you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course can provide a contextual understanding of how accounting and finance operates within the business environment. You will examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions.

 This programme is designed for AIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAP or CPA Australia graduates and provide a means by which the continuing professional and personal needs of accounting practitioners.

Course Content

The purpose of this module is to apply knowledge gained on the programme by carrying out independent research on a relevant topic of their choice and develop an ability to present, analyse and evaluate information in a reflective and critical manner.

This modules includes a Research Proposal of 2,000 words and 13,000 word final dissertation or project report.

Study Method

The Master’s in Accounting and Finance is studied 100% online through the virtual learning platform with tutor support.

You will receive excellent support from the academic team, including your programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

Course Fees

Please get in touch with us to get the most up-to-date course fee for this programme.

Entry Requirements

  • A Postgraduate (Level 7) Diploma in Accounting and Finance or equivalent. Or fully completed AIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAP or CAP.

  • Applicants without any of the above, but holding significant accounting and finance experience will be considered for Advanced Entry on a case-by-case basis.

  • Applicants who wish to complete a Postgraduate Diploma to gain entry to the MSc Top-Up can do so here: Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

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