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Strategic Accounting MSc
Strategic Accounting MSc

Strategic Accounting MSc

  • ID:ULU440271
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,910.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,910.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£54,420.00
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Admission Requirements

English requirements

  •  IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5.

Course Information

Accelerate your accounting career with this fast-track to ACCA membership plus a Masters in Strategic Accounting

Do you aspire to become a leader within the global accounting profession?

The MSc Strategic Accounting is an excellent way to advance your career within this competitive and highly rewarding sector.

Give yourself an additional edge in the accounting and professional services by getting the finance, technology, leadership and advanced accounting skills employers are looking for.

This programme will help you obtain ACCA membership, while gaining an Masters with employment relevant skills.

All ACCA’s strategic professional papers are embedded into the programme, so you will be ready to complete all the examinations of the ACCA professional qualification.

As well helping you achieve your ACCA membership, this programme provides the opportunity to work with an employer on a live project, ensuring the course is relevant and provides you with workplace ready skills.

Over 18 months, you will cover topics such as strategic business leadership, strategic business reporting, advanced taxation, advanced performance management, advanced audit and assurance, advanced financial management, cyber security and/or data analytics.

ACCA members are in increasing demand across the globe. If you want to be part of this growth, this course is for you.

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Year one

Strategic Business Leader

Year: 1

The module will develop students' appreciation of strategic management and leadership in the context of organisational strategy, corporate governance and ethical issues. Through case studies, practical examples and academic journal articles, the module will enable students to critically appraise and apply advanced practices and theories of the discipline.

Strategic Business Reporting

Year: 1

This module aims to discuss, apply and evaluate the concepts, principles and practices that underpin the preparation and interpretation of corporate reports in various contexts including the ethical assessment of management's stewardship and the information needs of a diverse group of stakeholders.

 

Introduction to Research

Year: 1

 

The module will provide students with an understanding of the research process when conducting applied research within the accounting and finance profession. It underlines the role that applied research can play in helping to define and ultimately resolve key strategic business issues. This will involve consideration of the development of appropriate research questions, undertaking a literature review, identification and justification of an appropriate research methodology, data collection and analysis, reporting findings in an effective manner.

The module also provides an opportunity for learners to reflect on their intellectual and professional development during their master's programme with the creation a portfolio of work-based evidence that in turn, forms the framework for development of a personal development plan.

Advanced Taxation

Year: 1

This module is optional

Advanced tax; income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, stamp duty; how tax law and ethics impact businesses today

Advanced Financial Management

Year: 1

This module is optional

The module examines the investment and financing decisions facing large multinational corporations, with the emphasis moving towards the strategic consequences of making such decisions in a domestic, as well as international, context. Connected to this, the module then focuses on developing advisory skills in planning strategic acquisitions and mergers and corporate re-organisations. Finally, the module examines the risks associated with international business and provides a broad analysis of the sophisticated strategies which are employed in order to manage such risks.

Cyber Security

Year: 1

This module is optional

This module aims to discuss, apply and evaluate the concepts, principles and practices that underpin the relationship between information governance and cyber security underpinning the management of organisation's information assets.

The module also covers cyber security risk assessment and management strategies.

Data Analytics

Year: 1

This module is optional

This module provides students with the knowledge and practical skills for applying business intelligence and data analytics principles to support management decision making in a business context. The module also help develop students' quantitative analysis and data visualisation skills to derive valuable insights from the data in a business context. The module will help students to design, develop and deploy a performance dashboard as part of their performance management system case organisation.

Year two

Advanced Performance Management

Year: 2

This module is optional

The module will develop students' appreciation of strategic management accounting in the context of organisational strategy, business planning and development. Through case studies, practical examples and academic journal articles, the module will enable students to critically appraise and apply advanced practices and theories of the discipline.

Advanced Audit and Assurance

Year: 2

This module is optional

This module provides students with an in-depth understanding of audit and assurance services. It combines audit and assurance concepts with their application to professional practice. It also highlights the responsibilities and ethical dilemmas faced by auditors and assurance providers.

Strategic Business Project

Year: 2

This module is optional

The module integrates and further develops the knowledge and skills acquired within the taught element of the programme. The module specifically allows the student to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to undertake a project relevant to the financial services sector and of interest to the student. The project topic will vary, depending on the requirements of the financial services organisation that instigates the project.

Dissertation

Year: 2

This module is optional

 

The dissertation module integrates and further develops the knowledge and skills acquired within the taught element of the programme.

The module specifically allows the student to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to undertake a research dissertation investigating a topic relevant to the financial services sector and of interest to the student.

The dissertation topic will vary, depending on the interests of the student and expertise of staff.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

ACCA members are employed in a wide range of roles in all sectors globally.

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Insurance Single- 300 GBP/year 

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