Entry Requirements -You may either start studying for your master's qualification along with your ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Part 3 studies or apply for the master's element once your ACCA Part 3 results are known. -Entry for ACCA Part 3 along with the master's requires you to have passed all papers at ACCA Parts 1 and 2. -CCAB qualified accountants may apply for the master's course full-time or parttime. You would only need the Research Methods module and Dissertation module to achieve the full qualification.
Accounting and Finance MA
This is a master’s top-up course for CCAB qualified accountants.
The course consists of a research methods module and a dissertation and is offered on a full-time or part-time basis. The research methods module must be completed before undertaking the dissertation.
Teaching and Assessment
The Research Methods module is taught by a series of seminars adopting a range of learning strategies including formal tutor-led delivery and student-centred exercises, supplemented by directed reading. You are supervised during the preparation of the research proposal and the dissertation.
The course is assessed by:
A formal presentation of a dissertation research proposal on a selected topic in accounting and finance.
The written dissertation
Master's graduates are ideally placed for further academic study to PhD level, careers in universities and colleges, or careers in industry/commerce/financial services.
All students will be assigned a personal tutor who is a member of the course team, who will form an overview of their progress on the course and who may be consulted on any matter. The personal tutor’s responsibility is to provide counselling to the student or direct her or him to the appropriate professional counselling services of the University.
Other support for students includes:
Library and computing resources in the learning centre, 24-hour computer access and extensive electronic resources.
Short-term loan collection for popular books/journals.
Range of computer rooms across the University with networked facilities.
Support from the University’s student services, including counselling and help for students with dyslexia and other disabilities.
Support for international students who require support with English language.