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Accounting (Top-Up)
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MSc
Accounting (Top-Up)

Postgraduate course
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Learn the latest techniques of modern day accounting to improve current practices within the profession.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    Distance Learning

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Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants to this course must be professionally qualified accountants and either passed finalists or members of a professional accounting body such as ACCA; CIMA; CIPFA; ICAEW

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants to this course must be professionally qualified accountants and either passed finalists or members of a professional accounting body such as ACCA; CIMA; CIPFA; ICAEW

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link

IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
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If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
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Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


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Careers

  • Lina Dobrovolskyte

Careers

Lina Dobrovolskyte
Company Accountant, H Peel and Son

MSc Accounting & Finance

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“I love the flexibility Leeds Beckett offers. I was able to balance studying around my full-time employment - I'm already seeing the benefits in my professional career.

MODULES & LEARNING

You will carry out an in-depth research project in a subject area that is appropriate to the course and of particular interest to you.

Evaluate existing and emerging themes in accounting, and learn to apply technical knowledge to realistic situations and issues, to develop your skills in application, critical analysis, reasoned argument and evaluation.

You can choose to study on a week-by-week basis to help fit around your work and life commitments, or you could attend a two-week intensive study programme, with online support available to guide you as you work at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

This is an opportunity to be taught by professionally qualified accountants who have significant experience working as auditors and tax advisers. Positive feedback from our students highlighted the quality of professionalism, commitment and support offered by tutors at Leeds Business School.

We're dedicated to supporting your professional development that's why we offer a guest lecture programme. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, past Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing, Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association, the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank and the Editor of Cosmopolitan. To see our full programme and to register for a lecture click here.

  •  Julie Barnaby
    Julie Barnaby Julie Barnaby
    Senior Lecturer

    Studying ACCA full-time allows you to really focus on acquiring the knowledge and skills required to pass the demanding ACCA Professional level papers. Employers then benefit from having access to passed finalists who are keen to concentrate on work experience rather than exams.

    Before teaching at Leeds Beckett, Julie worked as an Audit Manager for the Audit Commission and was Head of Finance for the NHS Modernisation Agency. She was also responsible for managing the relationship between the Department of Health and its audit agencies and has supported the Permanent Secretary in appearances before the Public Accounts Committee. Just before joining our University Julie was Acting Director of Finance for NHS Direct. She is currently working with the Department of Health on the impact of changes to IFRS.
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FEES & FUNDING
Studying part-time gives you the flexibility to learn at your own pace. Because of this, our tuition fees are calculated using credit points. Each module you study has a credit point value. Most taught postgraduate modules have a credit point value of 20. The tuition fee for students entering in in 2017/18 on this course is £977.4 for each 20 credit point module. For modules with a different credit point value their cost can be calculated by multiplying the credit value of the module by the cost per credit point of £48.87. The amount you will pay may increase each year in line with inflation.
See further information on financing your studies.
Studying part-time gives you the flexibility to learn at your own pace. Because of this, our tuition fees are calculated using credit points. Each module you study has a credit point value. Most taught postgraduate modules have a credit point value of 20. The tuition fee for students entering in in 2017/18 on this course is £977.4 for each 20 credit point module. For modules with a different credit point value their cost can be calculated by multiplying the credit value of the module by the cost per credit point of £48.87. The amount you will pay may increase each year in line with inflation.
See further information on fees and finance on our Financing Your Studies webpage.
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Distance Learning

Distance Learning

An amazing place to spend your days

We understand that full-time study does not suit everyone. That’s why we offer courses which give you the opportunity to decide where, when and how you get can get involved in learning. Our flexible courses – internet-based learning and part-time options – give you more choice, convenience and flexibility to make education work for you. Whether you’d like to fit your studies around childcare, develop your skills while working or, quite simply, want to learn from the comfort of your own home, we can help you gain a qualification at a time and pace that suits your lifestyle.

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