This is a top-up master degree programme. The programme consists of 3 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 9 months.
Any of the six CCAB accounting professional qualifications, which could be any of ACCA, CIPFA, ACIEW, ACAS, ACAI and CIMA final stage examination completion, or equivalent overseas qualifications which have been fully recognised by any of the CCAB members or the university, including ISCA, HKCPA and CPA Australia, . There is no English Language entry requirement as all the potential students would have studied and completed their professional examinations in English.
This top-up master degree programme consists of 3 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 9 months by enrolling in 1-2 modules per trimester over 3 academic trimesters. Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme. Each module is supported with 48 contact hours with four intensive teaching blocks over the duration of a trimester. This is to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled on this programme. There will be no weekend classes. Dissertation will be delivered over 15 hours tutorial support which includes a total of 3 hours of one to one supervision.
The assessment strategy combines a variety of approaches. These include academic papers reviews, mini projects, business reports, presentations and examinations (case-based, and closed-book). Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.
Research Skills in Accounting and Finance
The assessment methods for the dissertation require students to demonstrate a suitable level of subject knowledge and understanding via the production of a 15000 word dissertation.
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Master of Science in Accountancy and Finance (Top-up) from Birmingham City University.
The Degree awarded will be the same as that to the on-campus graduates.
The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, degree (if earned) and transcript.
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.
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There are 2 intakes per year. Please contact our consultants to obtain a copy of the class schedules