This course has been designed with the aim to facilitate your personal, professional and academic development – and help to prepare you for professional exams.
The MSc Professional Accountancy course is designed to help you achieve a Master’s qualification, as well as prepare you for the Strategic Professional level qualification of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)*, the world’s leading body for professional accountants, upon successful completion.
You will have the opportunity to complete modules that are designed to mirror the Strategic Professional papers of the ACCA, and while you will need to undertake ACCA exam papers at an external ACCA examination centre to gain the Strategic Professional qualification, we believe our teaching puts us in a good position to facilitate our students in helping them towards completion of ACCA exams, should they choose to take the ACCA exams, upon successful completion of this course.
This course aims to develop strategic knowledge and understanding, critical thinking and analysis, and advanced skills within an international accounting and finance context.
*This course can also help you prepare for the Strategic Professional level of the globally-recognised ACCA qualification, which you may wish to undertake following successful completion of this course. Please note that undertaking ACCA exams is is subject to availability and additional fees will apply. Students will need to undertake any ACCA exams at an external ACCA examination centre.
Coventry, United Kingdom
This course aims to develop students strategic knowledge and understanding, critical thinking and analysis, and advanced skills within an international accounting and finance context, to help students towards achieving a Master’s qualification (subject to successful completion of the course), whilst also helping to prepare students for ACCA examinations, through the study of modules mirroring the Strategic Professional papers of the ACCA.
This course aims to enable you to build upon existing accounting and finance learning and provide you with an opportunity to develop postgraduate level knowledge. Further, this course has been designed to provide an opportunity to develop commercial awareness and demonstrate critical appraisal of alternative solutions to financial decision-making based upon systematic analysis of complex business problems.
Upon successful completion, you will be able to graduate equipped with a range of employability skills, attributes and attitudes, including developing effective problem-solving skills which could enable you to advise local and international individuals and organisations on a range of business-related matters.
Alongside employability skills, you will also have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate a capacity for independent research, together with the opportunity to gain the ability to present solutions to complex accounting and finance problems using a range of media appropriate to the profession.
Modules have been selected and desgined to mirror the content of the Strategic Professional level of the ACCA qualification*, allowing students to undertake the Strategic Professional exams* if they chooseto, having been prepared by successful completing this course. (Please note that students will need to undertake any ACCA exams at an external ACCA examination centre, subject to availability and additional fees). All below modules are mandatory, and the indicative semester structure may change depending on resource requirements.
Applicants should hold a minimum of a 2.2 undergraduate Honours degree in accounting or a related field, as well as having passed or been given an exemption from the whole of the ‘fundamental’ level of ACCA qualifications. Applicants without all of the ACCA’s ‘fundamental’ qualifications but with prior relevant accounting experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
See below for further information on acceptable qualifications:
English Language Requirements.
This course requires IELTS of 7.0 overall, with no component lower than 6.5.
£18,250 (per year)
International Pathways 2022 Scholarship
You could enjoy a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees.
Our high-quality foundation, international year one and pre-masters courses are for international students who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to their preferred Coventry University undergraduate or postgraduate course. We can support you to achieve the academic and/or English grades you need and help you gain the personal and professional skills required to study at university.
We want to encourage ambitious international students like you to study at Coventry University, so we’ve secured extra financial support for you worth £3,000, to help with the cost of tuition fees, living expenses and accommodation.
The scholarship application deadline is:
September 2022 intake: 31 July 2022
Upon successful completion of this Master's course, you may decide to apply for roles within the accounting or finance industry and could become for example, a finance manager, financial controller, or senior management and financial accountant.
Should you wish to, you will also be able to undertake the ACCA examination at the Strategic Professional level* (subject to availability, fees apply), with this course's modules tailored to mirror the content of that examination. Passing the ACCA examination may help you progress through your career, as a survey carried out by ACCA has shown 95% of employers see ACCA as a respected brand for professional qualifications which could therefore imply that companies value the business acumen, ethical integrity and financial know-how of successful candidates of the ACCA qualification.