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MSc Accounting and Finance [Top Up]

BPP University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 5 months Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £6000.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our MSc Accounting and Finance [Top-up] builds upon your existing professional accounting qualification by further developing your analytical and communication skills in accounting and finance.

This course features cutting-edge modules in Data Science and Digital Leadership, which are seen as key areas that will shape the profession in years to come. You will also develop critical thinking skills by working on a Business Project module as part of this Master’s degree.

This approach is perfect if you are a professional member or are exam qualified from any professional accountancy body. You will learn from industry experts with stellar experience while earning a Master's level qualification to enhance your professional pedigree.

Why choose this programme?

Our MSc Accounting and Finance [Top-up] course has been developed with employers to produce forward-thinking accountants, so you will meet the demands of a competitive marketplace. You will develop the skills and knowledge to complement your professional accountancy qualifications - you will complete the programme equipped with leadership, digital and analytical skills that global employers want, which is how we give you a crucial edge against other qualified accountants.

  • Modules designed in consultation with global accountancy firms
  • Understand Data Science and learn how to apply it – Big Data and Data Analysis is changing how modern accountants work
  • Learn how to exploit opportunities for change through technology and digital leadership
  • Develop critical thinking and analysis skills to solve problems in the Business Project
  • An approach that’s supported by global accounting Institutes

Our MSc Accounting and Finance [Top-up] builds upon your existing professional accounting qualification by further developing your analytical and communication skills in accounting and finance. This course features cutting-edge modules in Data Science and Digital Leadership, which are seen as key areas that will shape the profession in years to come. You will also develop critical...

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Course Content

Our MSc Accounting and Finance (Top-up) course consists of three core modules which will equip you with the knowledge and skills to progress in your career in accounting and finance.

Digital Leadership (15 credits)

  • Enables you to develop and apply leadership skills for current and future technological and organisational change.
  • Provide opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of traditional leadership theories and how to adapt for the digital age.
  • Develop a critical approach to digital leadership and apply this to your own professional development as future leaders and managers.
  • Equips you with an understanding of the changes affecting organisations due to technology, so you can develop and implement appropriate strategies to respond.

Principles of Data Science for Business (15 credits)

  • Provide a critical understanding of what the term data science means in practice.
  • Explore the breadth and depth of data science, framing the concepts involved with its theory and practice in a set of data science lifecycle patterns used within businesses.
  • Provide experience of the main techniques and related tools in data science, along with practice phases of the data science lifecycle using statistical models and spreadsheets.
  • Analyse common activities in data science lifecycles – specifically the acquisition and preparation of data sets, building, execution and evaluation of analytical and predictive models, and the presentation of results with suitable rationale.
  • Understand the ethical and legal challenges raised by data science and practice with tools commonly used in data security.
  • Establish – in practical terms – how different types of data, e.g. big data or streaming data, requires different arrangements for receipt, processing and storage.

Business Project (30 credits)

  • Provides you with the opportunity to conduct a business project using a variety of information sources.
  • Enables you to identify and evaluate a contemporary organisation, or industry, and critically evaluate its performance.
  • Facilitate the development of problem-solving thinking and behaviour with the ability to manage a project from its inception to delivery.
  • Equips you with the skills to propose strategic recommendations based on information and data analysis.

Our MSc Accounting and Finance (Top-up) course consists of three core modules which will equip you with the knowledge and skills to progress in your career in accounting and finance. Digital Leadership (15 credits) Enables you to develop and apply leadership skills for current and future technological and organisational change. Provide...

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Available Dates

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London Shepherd's Bush

Full Time, 5 months

September, 2020

£6000.00

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Entry Requirements

Those wishing to study the MSc Accounting and Finance [Top-up] will require:

  • Professional membership or exam qualified status of a recognised professional accounting institute.

If you do not think you meet the entry requirements but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options.

Those wishing to study the MSc Accounting and Finance [Top-up] will require:

  • Professional membership or exam qualified status of a recognised professional accounting institute.

If you do not think you meet the entry requirements but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options.

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