London South Bank University

Course Introduction

A career in the accounting sector requires a high level of understanding of both the theory and practice of accounting and finance, and this specialist Masters' degree is aimed towards partly qualified accountants who want to combine their practical experience with further academic training. The course will develop your knowledge to higher levels and is aligned to professional body qualifications. It part'prepares you for undertaking further professional examinations in accounting.

Taught by our highly qualified staff who have considerable experience of working in accounting and finance, this course will equip you with the skills necessary to gain high'level positions in the profession. There's also the option of a placement in the third semester of the standard full'time route, further boosting your employability.

You'll benefit from a wide range of extra'curricular activities including Academic skills for Finance, Accounting and Governance and Research Techniques, a range of Bloomberg'based activities, specialist visitor speakers, and expert symposiums and conferences. You'll take part in a residential weekend to discuss current events and specific problems affecting the accountancy field with academics and a visitor practitioner.

There is a fast track route available for fully qualified CCAB accountants; this route will take 10 months to complete and consists of two taught modules and a dissertation.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time

Qualifications required:

  • The Fast track route is available for fully qualified CCAB accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA). Other accountancy bodies will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Successful applicants will study two taught modules and complete a dissertation or business report.
  • Applicants may be required to attend for interview by the Course Director or Admissions Tutor.