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The Master of Science Global Accounting is a one year postgraduate degree which examines the international business world and the financial environment within it. It is an ideal choice if you have a strong numerical background, especially if you’re interested in a career in accounting on a global perspective. From a detailed introduction to the finance industry through to examining modern influences on the market, this course will support you while you build up a comprehensive understanding of the financial industry sector so that you are well prepared to enter the financial business world with confidence and the skills that employers are looking for.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance), or completion of F1 to F9 of ACCA papersFull requirements
April 2020See all Start Dates
Study at the University of Law Business School.
Our MSc Global Accounting has been designed to provide you with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of all the key aspects of accounting. The course has a distinct focus on the global business environment, especially from the perspective of corporate activity. Our tutors combine a strong academic background with successful professional experience to help ensure that your research and learning is always combined with real, current business practices.
You will have the opportunity to study modules in governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance, and performance management. You will also develop greater skills in team-work, communication and problem solving, along with all the current methods in research within your field.
Whether you’re looking to start a career in accounting or progress your accounting career, this course is an excellent opportunity for you to boost your qualifications with a Master of Science, as well as develop a variety of useful skills.
Through our partnership with the ACCA, if you are fully ACCA qualified – having completed all 13 papers – you will only need to complete the Governance and Social Responsibility module and the programme dissertation to be awarded the MSc Global Accounting.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a leading international accountancy body recognised all over the world. To help you stand out in the job market we have partnered with London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) to offer you the opportunity to combine your academic degree studies with your ACCA professional qualifications.
If you have completed all 13 ACCA papers, then our MSc Global Accounting can be used as a top-up. All you will need to do is complete the Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility module and the programme dissertation to be awarded this degree.
If you want to become ACCA accredited, then our bundle deal with LSBF allows you to go on to complete the ACCA papers that you require after completing the MSc Global Accounting. Student completing this bundle will be eligible to receive The Leaders in Global Accounting Bursary.
*All elective modules are subject to availability.
Research Methods and Research Based Output (60 credits)
You can also study the MSc Global Accounting online. If you’re looking for true flexibility in how, where and when you study, why not consider our online study option?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
We hold a number of events throughout the year for our students, from talks by business leaders to roundtable discussions on the latest business trends.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.
€15,000 (UK/EU/International students)
Studying a Master's Degree means that you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses and programmes, with a dedicated team to help international students.