Accounting and Finance (Fast Track - Distance Learning) MSc

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About the course

This programme is designed for qualified accounting & finance professionals.

It offers a flexible mode of study (distance learning) and the opportunity to add to your proven current skill set. Your technical ability is assumed and as a result you will be awarded 90 credits of exemptions towards a full UK masters award (requiring 180 educational credits).

This enables you to complete a postgraduate qualification within 12 months, although it is possible to take longer should this also be desirable.

The programme provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Differentiate yourself from other qualified professionals
  • To complete study which could be used towards CPD requirements
  • Study …

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About the course

This programme is designed for qualified accounting & finance professionals.

It offers a flexible mode of study (distance learning) and the opportunity to add to your proven current skill set. Your technical ability is assumed and as a result you will be awarded 90 credits of exemptions towards a full UK masters award (requiring 180 educational credits).

This enables you to complete a postgraduate qualification within 12 months, although it is possible to take longer should this also be desirable.

The programme provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Differentiate yourself from other qualified professionals
  • To complete study which could be used towards CPD requirements
  • Study an area of interest in depth
  • Study a topic, in depth, that may be particularly relevant to your employment or employer.


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Key facts

UCAS course code:

Duration: 12 months Distance Learning

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

Professionally qualified accounting & finance applicants (3 years work experience plus examinations) are eligible for accelerated entry (90 credits) on to the programme on a Distance Learning basis.

Evidence of English language skills: normally applicants are required to have gained a TOEFL score of around 600 or an IELTS score of 6.5.

Applicants should also be able to provide evidence of their ability to manage time, work with others, present, critique, write clearly and concisely and have a good grasp of business and accounting skills.

Teaching and assessment

The programme will be delivered via a virtual learning environment (available via the internet) which will provide a mix of written materials, videos, narrated presentations and Discussion Boards. You will be encouraged to network with like minded professionals from around the world and to engage in regular and frequent communication with tutors.

Course modules

On the programme the added value will come from the research skills which are developed throughout your studies. This will develop your ability to gather data, and also enhance your skills of evaluation, critical analysis and synthesis, and to write a coherent report/dissertation.

You will have to complete the following modules:

Research Methods (15 credits)

Literature Review (15 credits)

Dissertation (60 credits)

Academic expertise

The Leicester Business School Accounting & Finance Department is one of the largest such departments in the UK. It is staffed by a large number of professionally and academically qualified lecturers, many of whom are research active, and as such can offer support in your dissertation from a wide variety of interests and areas, whether they lay within financial reporting, management accounting, financial management, corporate finance, taxation, internal control and auditing, risk management, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Industry links and professional accreditation

Leicester Business School is an ACCA Approved Learning Partner with Gold status and a CIMA Learning Quality Partner. The Department of Accounting and Finance also has accreditation from CPA Australia, ICAEW, and CIPFA for its programmes.

Graduate careers

The Department of Accounting and Finance has a strong work-related bias, offering professional, postgraduate and undergraduate courses. You will develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, both nationally and internationally, enhancing your career prospects with key financial skills sought after by many organisations.

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