Strategic Accounting (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
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About Strategic Accounting at Swansea University

Do you have a head for figures and your heart set on a career in accounting with a high salary? It’s a sought-after profession, but 21st century businesses don’t just want ‘number crunchers’, they want accountants with a strategic edge to increase value and growth.

Our MSc Strategic Accounting programme at Swansea University aims to improve your career opportunities and help fast track you into a fantastic career anywhere in the world.

You will already have a relevant first degree and have passed your ACCA (the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants) Fundamental papers. As part of this programme, you will be taught the latest theories and practices and how to apply them as an accountancy professional, while we prepare you for the ACCA Professional examinations*.

Students must register with ACCA in order to be eligible for ACCA Professional exams. Additional fees apply - see 'Additional Costs' section below for more information.

You will be part of a global professional body with a reputation for driving standards of professionalism, ethics, integrity and accountability. After you’ve qualified and worked for three years you can use the ACCA letters after your name.

*Swansea University, School of Management reserves the right to make reasonable adjustments to the MSc Strategic Accounting programme in accordance with the latest ACCA guidelines and standards. We are committed to providing students with the most up to date, industry standard information and sufficient preparation for the ACCA professional papers.

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Entry requirements

Students must attain a minimum 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an Accounting and Finance related undergraduate degree with the relevant exemptions from ACCA F1 to F9 papers.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

What students think about Swansea University

    Farhana Jaidin, Brunei (Politics)

    Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!

    Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.

    People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.

    Abir Abdul-Rahim, Malaysia

    Where are you from?
    Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

    What course are you doing?
    BSc Actuarial Science

    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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