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The MSc in Accounting and Finance qualification is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the financial services industry, professional accountancy, banking and finance or management. With this qualification,  students are able to demonstrate that they are equipped with the essential skills and knowledge needed to pursue high level careers in all types of organisations in the public and private sector and within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

Entry requirements​
  • A postgraduate qualification or extensive work experience in a relevant subject.


  • A bachelor degree or HND or equivalent. Mature learners with extensive management experience may be exempted.

  • Learners must be 21 years or older at the beginning of the course

  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. 

Intake dates

Jan/Feb, March/April, June/July and Oct/November 

Duration and delivery

The qualification may be completed over a minimum period of 6 months using a blended learning approach. Students will typically complete in 9 months.


Study Online: £5500

Study On Campus (UK / International): £6500

*The fee is reduced by £1200 if a student holds the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

*Fees are paid in 2 equal instalments

Qualification structure

Stage 1: 

  • Advanced Business Research Methods


Stage 2:

  • Research Proposal

  • Dissertation 

Awarding Body

Students who successfully complete this programme will receive a Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance and a MSc in Accounting and Finance award from University of Gloucestershire.

On successful completion of stage 1 students receive the Level 7 Diploma award from which they leverage on to the dissertation phase of the MSc in Accounting and Finance at the university delivered through a third party.

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