Entry Requirements: Applicants will need to hold an apropriate Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma. Evidence of English Language capability at a level equivalent to IELT's 6.5. Other qualifications can be considered on a case by case basis. Please enquire about your specific qualification.
Minimum Age: 19 yrs
Duration: 6 months
Intake Dates: January, April, July and October
Fees: www.scbm.org.uk/fees/
External Exam Fees: * Additional fees may apply if you do not hold a standard entry qualification

MSc Accounting and Finance Top Up

MSc Accounting and Finance Top Up
This MSc in Accounting and Finance is a 6 month programme which allows you to utilise your prior qualifications and top up to an MSc award. It enhances your ability to think about management and organisational change through a strategic perspective.
The degree is awarded by University of Northampton and delivered through our partners LSM. Stratford College provides supplementary state of the art, courses to help you pass your academic programme with ease. These supplementary courses do not form part of the degree programme delivered through LSM and are not mandatory to achieving the degree qualification. They are provided by Stratford College to all students to help assist the students with their study skills. We pride ourselves on giving focus and attention to our students. We identify their areas of improvement and offer the assistance and support they require to complete their academic programme assignments with ease! This includes training students to identify and tackle key assignment requirements, providing insight to the appropriate application of the Harvard referencing system and other areas which enhance the student’s understanding of research, methodology and other essential study skills..
Qualification Overview
Credit Value 60 credits
Qualification Level 7
Duration 6 months

Module Synopsis

Module Aims: Critical Issues in Accounting 

  • To develop a critical understanding of thematic nature of the study of organisations and the accounting and finance environment.
  • To enable participants to critically evaluate the tasks and responsibilities of accounting and finance professionals from an integration perspective through the introduction of contemporary and pervasive issues.


Module Aims: Accounting and Finance Research Project

  • To provide the student with the opportunity to acquire a grounding in taught postgraduate level (level 7) approaches to research, and related research skills.
  • To provide the student with the opportunity to carry out a sustained, independent research project, involving an individual piece of conceptual, applied or work-related research, culminating in the writing of a dissertation or project report of approximately 12,000 words.

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We offer a study package for students who do not qualify to join the top up but wish to accumulate qualifications towards the top up. For example:

Phase 1 – Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management

Phase 2: MSc Accounting and Finance top up

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