For added flexibility, this online course can be studied over 12 months or on a part-time basis over 21 months while still receiving the same quality teaching.
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The Online Master of Science Global Accounting is a postgraduate degree that explores key aspects of accounting, with a distinct focus on the global business environment. The course has been specifically designed to help you develop an in-depth professional knowledge of key accounting aspects pivotal to the operation of global business.
We also offer the Online Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Global Accounting and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Global Accounting for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification over a shorter time-frame. On a full-time basis, the PG Dip can be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the full time PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months). Alternatively, on a part-time basis, the PG Dip can be undertaken over four terms (12 months) and the PG Cert over two terms (6 months).
2:2 or above UK undergraduate degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business specialisms), or completion of F1 to F9 of ACCA papers.
ACCA qualifications provide exemptionsFull requirements
12 months (full-time)
21 months (part-time)
January 2021See all Start Dates
You can apply directly with The University of Law to study one of our online courses.
Our MSc Global Accounting Online is ideal for those with a strong numerical background. Delivered 100% online, we have devised this course to help you develop an in-depth professional knowledge of all the key aspects of accounting, with a distinct focus on the global business environment. You will receive plenty of expert support learning how to apply theoretical concepts along with accounting and finance models to real life case studies, in an online environment.
As well as having the freedom to study with us from any location worldwide, you’ll receive dedicated support from our faculty members and have access to careers guidance throughout the duration of your programme, with the same standards of tuition and academic rigour as you’d find on our campus programmes.
This course is designed to support you in acquiring the skills, competencies, and business acumen needed to take your career forward through our full range of innovative online study resources, which allow you to create your own timetable and fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.
As an online student, you’ll have access to a range of professionally produced tuition videos to support each module, featuring detailed animations to help you absorb complex concepts. You can explore case studies taken from the real business world to help strengthen your learning, while accessing downloadable reading materials, so you can revise on-the-go.
Full-time students will study two 8 week modules per term. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 12 months after the commencement of the course.
Part-time students will study one module at a time. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 21 months after the commencement of the course.
Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (30 credits)
Mergers and Acquisitions (30 credits)
Global Auditing and Assurance (30 credits)
*All elective modules are indicative and subject to availability.
Research Methods and Research Based Output
The Research Methods and Professional Development module will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to critically evaluate a business issue of your choice from a specialist perspective. You will learn how to utilise the necessary tools for research related activities in a professional environment, and gain the ability to investigate a complex business issue.
You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
With our structured modular study and assessment pattern, your exams are spread out so you can focus on selected modules each semester.
Our online MSc programme options have their own structure, with specially designed assessments to suit.
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You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.
The fee for this course is £9,000 per year.
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, with a dedicated team to help international students.