Recruiting now for January and March 2018 entry
This is a fast track masters for those already qualified. The course gives you the opportunity to top up your existing qualification to a full MSc degree by completing research methods and dissertation research.
You will be able to carry out research into new and changing areas of accounting practice and apply accounting theory to practical organisational situations. This course provides an excellent opportunity for continuing professional development (CPD) for those experienced professional accountants wishing to further their career.
The completion of such a research project can increase your competitive edge and make you more marketable to future employers. Flexibility is the key to this programme. The course can be completed within six months' full-time study or 12 months’ part-time.
From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new Business School and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking your next steps towards a career in business.
Assessment is via successful completion of an 18,000 word dissertation.
Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course. Some modules are compulsory, but in some cases you can also choose modules which interest you from outside your core area of study.
- you will need a relevant postgraduate diploma or equivalent that equates to 120 CAT points (eg be fully qualified with ACCA , CIMA, or ICAEW)
- EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent
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- management and accounting
- financial accounting
- business/financial management
Associated professional accreditations
The course is recognised by ACCA , CIMA and ICAEW, for those seeking an international accounting career.
Enhance your current professional qualifications to a masters degree
Professionally recognised by industry bodies including ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW
Supervisors are research-active individuals in a wide variety of accounting and finance disciplines
Flexibility to complete at a distance after initial research methods training
Research Methods workshops allow you to enhance your skills