Master of Science

MSc Global Accounting Online

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.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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 exemptions

Full requirements

Duration options

12 months (full-time)

21 months (part-time)

Next start date

October 2021

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You can apply directly with The University of Law to study one of our online courses.


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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.

This online course is CMI accredited providing you with membership and a Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management alongside your MSc.

Commercially experienced tutors teach the latest business skills in workshop style sessions, more aligned to working in business than a crowded lecture hall.

Course Details

MSc Global Accounting Online

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.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

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Whether it’s face to face or online, our law and business programmes will always be available to you whatever you choose. That’s our guarantee.

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Course Structure

  • Corporate Finance (30 credits)
  • Corporate Reporting (30 credits)
  • Strategic Management Accounting (30 credits)

Choose one*:

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.

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Study On Campus

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?

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Course Information


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.

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Our online MSc programme options have their own structure, with specially designed assessments to suit.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

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.

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Fees and Applying


You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.

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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.

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