In collaboration with Kaplan Financial limited, one of the world’s largest providers of professional accounting education, this course allows you to study for both ACCA final level papers and a Masters at the same time, gaining both awards after eighteen months of successful education. You will be provided with an in depth grounding for professional and academic careers in finance, business and accounting, developing strategic understanding and critical thinking of the main theories upon which modern business deals are made, while exploring the role of accounting information in the management of corporations. Visits to the London Stock Exchange and from prominent individuals within the financial world will further build your background of essential knowledge, greatly aiding in future career prospects alongside your prolific qualifications.
MSc Professional Accounting and Finance - Extended
Why choose this course?
What happens on the course?
This course enables entry onto the MSc Professional Accounting if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses.
The MSc in Professional Accounting and Finance provides an opportunity for you to both complete your ACCA qualifications and also gain a Masters in Professional Accounting and Finance following an eighteen month period of study.
This course will provide you with an in depth grounding for your professional and/or academic career in finance, business and accounting. It will develop your 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.
Through your dissertation you will be able to investigate in depth a business, accounting or management issue, applying your research and quantitative skills which have been further developed throughout the course. Studying for your ACCA papers will be taken with the support and guidance of Kaplan Financial Limited. Kaplan has become one of the world’s largest providers of professional accounting education with operations in more than 30 countries. In addition, the course will provide you with the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities. These could include, for example, a visit to the London Stock Exchange, and guest lectures from prominent individuals within the financial world
Everything you need to know about this course!
|Home||Full-time||£11930 per year||2022-23|
|Home||Full-time||£12480 per year||2023-24|
|Home||Part-time||£5500 per year||2022-23|
|Home||Part-time||£5775 per year||2023-24|
|International||Full-time||£16930 per year||2022-23|
|International||Full-time||£17430 per year||2023-24|
These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
Postgraduate Loan (Home Fee Status):
You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £11,570 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at Masters Loans gov.uk.
* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits
Changes for EU students:The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as Overseas (International) students for fee purposes. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:
EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.
Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:
You can get 20% discount on a taught on-site postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.
The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.
There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.
The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.
If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.
Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:
Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.
We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.
Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.
You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.
You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.