Accountancy and Financial Management Top-Up

Successful completion of the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance ensures your assured progression to the MSc Accountancy (Top-Up) program.

Our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management is thoughtfully structured to align with the Final Year ACCA program. It is strategically designed to advance your career in business, accounting, and financial management. This program imparts invaluable financial, accounting, and comprehensive management expertise, all of which are pivotal to achieving success in a wide array of private and public sector industries.


Designed to align with the Final Year ACCA program, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management is strategically crafted to bolster your career development in roles related to business, accounting, and financial management. This program equips you with essential knowledge in finance, accountancy, and broader management, which are pivotal for achieving success in various private and public sector industries.

Our dedicated and highly qualified team of experienced professionals will guide you through an exploration of the principles and practices of financial management and accounting, their operational context, and effective management strategies. We aim to help you acquire practical skills in financial reporting and financial management, while also addressing broader management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, business ethics, risk management, business strategy, financial performance analysis, and taxation/auditing.

Throughout your journey, we encourage you to delve into research methods, providing you with the opportunity to become proficient in various research tools and analytical techniques. This knowledge will prove invaluable when you embark on your Master’s dissertation, where conducting substantial research on accountancy or financial management topics will enhance your critical thinking and investigative skills, ultimately benefiting your professional practice.

Course Highlights

This course is designed to further enhance your professional qualifications for a career in financial management or accountancy.

  • The study and research skills you will acquire are highly sought-after not only within the financial services industry but also in various other sectors.

  • We will actively promote the development of essential skills in critical thinking and an understanding of the principles and methodologies required for making sound financial decisions.

Entry Requirements

Qualified accountants (such as CIPFA, CIMA, ICAEW, ICAS, ACCA) are eligible for up to 90 credit exemptions from the MSc program, enabling direct entry into this Top-Up. Additionally, Ofqual regulated qualifications in a relevant subject area at Level 7 may also be eligible for exemptions of up to 90 credits.

Career and Professional Development

“The BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) course is meticulously crafted to solidify and enhance your comprehension of business operations within the business and commercial landscape, elevating it to an Honors-level standard. This program also presents you with opportunities to delve into specialized areas of business or explore the prospects of self-employment.”

Programme Modules

  1. Strategic Business Leader
  2. Research Methods For Accountants
  3. Dissertation

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