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Masters in Professional Accountancy (MSc Pacc)

ACCA and The University of London have created an innovative pathway for ACCA members to complete an MSc in Professional Accountancy.
Achieve a Masters in 6 months at a very competitive price and complete your CPD for at least one year.
Modules
  • Global issues for the finance professional (GIFP)
  • Strategic financial project
Course commences January 2019

Course Details

Key Dates


January 2019 intake

Application deadline  03 December 2018
Registration deadline  10 December 2018

 Start date  7th January 2019


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Global Issues for the Finance Professional


 

This provides insights into how finance and accounting is evolving in today’s unpredictable global enviroment. It will give you the skills to think critically and creatively in selecting alternative solutions and solving complex problems. The module addresses topical issues such as the valuation of intangibles; the impact of the Basel Accords on financial risk management practices; global mergers and acquisitions; financial reporting and accounting standards; and selected topical issues in sustainability, including tax avoidance.

Assessment: This module is assessed by coursework and a project.

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Strategic Financial Project


 

This is a Mandatory capstone module which represents an oppurtunity to challenge yourself to demonstrate independent academic research skills and apply them in a professional context. You will present an analysis of, and recommend potential solutions to, an accounting/finance-related business issue. As a result of this process you will develop a critical self-awareness which will increase your personal effectiveness in a buisness context.

Assesment: This module is assesed by coursework and a project.

The strategic financial project includes an innovative and collaborative business simulation in which you manage a buisness project with other students in small groups. Develop your accountancy skills and broaden your horizons through collaboration, preparing yourself for a range of career options.

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How you study


 

Each module is studied over 22 weeks. You receive comprehensive learning materials and a choice of tuition options.

 

Study Materials

We provide you with all of the resources and study materials you need to complete the course successfully, including the essential reading for each module. You can access these through the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) on a range of devices.

Our online learning resources typically include multimedia content, activities and exercises (e.g. multiple choice quizzes, reflective exercises and self-assessment questions), as well as facilities for you to interact with your tutor and fellow students. You’ll also receive access to two short introductory modules that help you get the most from your studies.

 

Tutor Support

All students receive tutor support and feedback while studying this programme. Tutors introduce the modules, respond to queries, monitor discussions and provide guidance on assessments.

  • Web-supported learning: if you register for a module as a web-supported learner, you join an online tutor group.
  • Institution-supported learning: if you enroll for a module with a local teaching centre, you receive face-to-face tuition. This option is now available in Ireland with AccountancySchool.ie.

 

Time Commitment

Study at your own pace, either part-time or full-time. You can complete the MSc in as little as six months or take up to five years. Each module is studied over a 22-week session, requiring an average of 10-15 hours per week. Modules run twice per year starting in January and July.

 

Assessment

Each module includes a mix of formative and summative assessments. Formative assessments help to measure your progress but do not count towards your grade. Summative assessments do count towards the final grade. They include coursework and a project or written exam. Exams are usually held in June and December.

All elements of assessment for a module must be completed in the same study session.

 

When will your marks be recognised

If you sit an exam in December, you can expect to see this reflected on your ACCA transcript in April. If you sit an exam in June, it should be updated by October.


 

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Fees


 

COST (per subject) ref https://london.ac.uk/courses/professional-accountancy#fees

Institution supported learning (AccountancySchool.ie)To apply For the instuition supported learning you must register with both University of London & Accountancyschool.ie

Please use both links below to Register:

University of London (£1,510) €1700 (approx.)

AccountancySchool.ie

€600.00 Register

Total  €2,300


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