MSc Global Accounting

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Full time – 12 months
Part time – 21 months
Study Mode: Online

Fee & Scholarship:
Flexible payment and scholarship.


We are one of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education. We can trace our origins to 1876 with the formation of tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and in 2016, we opened our leading Business School. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds.

All of our courses – from our undergraduate law degrees to our diverse range of business courses and postgraduate programmes – are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach proven to deliver self-reliant professionals who can compete in the fast changing professional world. With a focus on developing skills in problem-solving, weighing up arguments, critical thinking and commercial awareness, our courses are designed to prepare you for the real-life challenges of the working world.

Our track record of excellence in learning and development has helped us establish worldwide connections within the legal and business industries. This is why many leading global law firms and businesses work exclusively with us to develop their people, and why employers of all types want to meet our students. It’s why law schools and professional bodies around the world choose to enter into strategic alliances with us.

We have a vast network in the legal industry and deliver legal training to 94 of the top 100 law firms with exclusive relationships with 33 of the top 100. We also have several exclusive relationships with law firms outside of the top 100, including 8 of the top 20 US law firms.

In June 2021 we were awarded 5 stars in the World University Rankings, by global higher education analysts, QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). QS states a typical five-star institution is “generally world-class in a broad range of areas, enjoys an excellent reputation and has cutting-edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.” As well as achieving an overall 5 Star rating as an institution and for the Law subject, we have achieved 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness and 4 stars for Specialist Criteria for our LLB and Internationalisation.

What really sets us apart from other universities is the guiding principle that future lawyers and business leaders should learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context, with plenty of practical interactive engagement. That’s why we keep our contact hours high and our teaching groups small.


MSc Global Accounting (Online)

The Online Master of Science Global Accounting is a postgraduate degree that explores key aspects of accounting, with a distinct focus on the global business environment. The course has been specifically designed to help you develop an in-depth professional knowledge of key accounting aspects pivotal to the operation of global business.

We also offer the Online Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) Global Accounting and the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) Global Accounting for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification over a shorter time-frame. On a full-time basis, the PG Dip can be undertaken in two terms (6 months) while the full time PG Cert can be completed in one term (3 months). Alternatively, on a part-time basis, the PG Dip can be undertaken over four terms (12 months) and the PG Cert over two terms (6 months).


Our MSc Global Accounting Online is ideal for those with a strong numerical background. Delivered 100% online, we have devised this course to help you develop an in-depth professional knowledge of all the key aspects of accounting, with a distinct focus on the global business environment. You will receive plenty of expert support learning how to apply theoretical concepts along with accounting and finance models to real life case studies, in an online environment.

As well as having the freedom to study with us from any location worldwide, you’ll receive dedicated support from our faculty members and have access to careers guidance throughout the duration of your programme, with the same standards of tuition and academic rigour as you’d find on our campus programmes.

This course is designed to support you in acquiring the skills, competencies, and business acumen needed to take your career forward through our full range of innovative online study resources, which allow you to create your own timetable and fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

As an online student, you’ll have access to a range of professionally produced tuition videos to support each module, featuring detailed animations to help you absorb complex concepts. You can explore case studies taken from the real business world to help strengthen your learning, while accessing downloadable reading materials, so you can revise on-the-go.

Full-time students will study two 8 week modules per term. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 12 months after the commencement of the course.

Part-time students will study one module at a time. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 21 months after the commencement of the course.


  • Corporate Finance (30 credits)
  • Corporate Reporting (30 credits)
  • Strategic Management Accounting (30 credits)
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (30 credits)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (30 credits)
  • Global Auditing and Assurance (30 credits)
*All elective modules are subject to availability

With our structured modular study and assessment pattern, your exams are spread out so you can focus on selected modules each semester.

Our online MSc programme options have their own structure, with specially designed assessments to suit.

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