Start Dates
February, October
12-21 months
MSc in Global Accounting
Awarded by
The University of Law Business School
The online-delivered MSc Global Accounting programme is designed for motivated professionals who want to gain specialist knowledge to get ahead in their careers, or start a new career in global accounting from another field.
This programme offers employability and life skills through a challenging yet supportive curriculum that is aligned with professional accounting body requirements. Additionally, fully qualified ACCA graduates with 14 completed papers may be qualified for up to four module exemptions, allowing you to complete the programme in 6 months.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSc Global Accounting programme will possess career-ready skills in


  • Corporate finance and reporting

  • Auditing, assurance, and strategic management accounting

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Corporate governance and social responsibility


  • As an online student, you can access programme content and learning activities at any time, from any location. You’ll receive support, guidance, and careers advice throughout the course:

    • Professionally produced HD video clips and multimedia and PDF flashcards.
    • Online forums where you can discuss new concepts with your tutors and fellow students.
    • Interactive VoiceThread videos where you can comment via webcam on presentations and join the discussion.
    • TED-Ed lessons which bring content to life utilising animations, and visual elements hone in on the most important concepts.
    • Access journal articles, databases, newspaper articles and primary source materials as well as a range of multimedia resources including e-books, case studies, and podcasts.
  • The minimum qualifications for admission to the programme are:

    • Undergraduate award 2.2 or equivalent in a numerate area, e.g., Accounting or Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance, or have achieved at least certificate level from a professional body with accounting or finance at an intermediate level. Fully qualified ACCA students with 14 completed papers may be eligible for module exemptions.

    English language requirements:

    • For applicants whose previous qualifications were not achieved in the English language, an English language level of IELTS 6.5 (min 5.5 in all elements), or its equivalent, is required.
  • Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus

  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.

  • Graduates of the MSc Global Accounting programme will have the skills and knowledge necessary to become competitive candidates for several job positions, such as:

    • Financial manager

    • International tax manager

    • Compliance officer

    • Financial analyst

    • Accounts manager

    • Budget analyst

    • Capital accountant

    • Financial controller

    • Entrepreneur

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