This programme is designed for qualified accounting & finance professionals. It offers a flexible mode of study (distance learning) and the opportunity to add to your proven current skill set.
•Flexible distance learning Study at your own pace and fit your studies around your schedule •Qualify at a faster face As a qualified accounting and finance professional you will be exempt from certain modules which will allow you to complete the course at a faster pace •Work towards your organisation’s CPD requirements The theory you will gain on this course will help you achieve your organisation’s CPD requirements •Boost your earning potential Business and Law postgraduates command an average salary of £44,186 (DLHE, 2013/14)
Teaching and assessment
This is a distance learning programme and the overriding student-learning experience is guided self-study. Guidance is received from academic staff via the programme materials which are designed for self-study, telephone, Skype and e-mail communication, and by optional attendance at Study Days. Each module is supported by a tutorial during the Study Days subject to student demand. Assessment is through coursework and a dissertation
On the programme the added value will come from the research skills which are developed throughout your studies. This will develop your ability to gather data, and also enhance your skills of evaluation, critical analysis and synthesis, and to write a coherent report/dissertation. You will have to complete the following modules: *Research Methods *Literature Review *Dissertation
Note: all modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Industry links and professional accreditation
Leicester Business School is an ACCA Approved Learning Partner with Gold status and accredited by CIMA.
You will develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, both nationally and internationally, enhancing your career prospects with key financial skills sought after by many employers.
A good honours degree or overseas equivalent in a business, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject. Professionally qualified accounting & finance applicants (3 years work experience plus examinations) are eligible for accelerated entry (90 credits) on to the programme on a Distance Learning basis. Evidence of English language skills: normally applicants are required to have gained a an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.