MSc Accounting (Advanced Entry)

Rushmore Business School

The route aims to provide fully qualified accountants with a programme of study which enables them to obtain an MSc qualification.

Learning outcomes of the MSc Accounting (Advanced Entry) are:

  1. Analyse and critically evaluate current practice in finance and accounting.
  2. Critically evaluate modern finance and accounting issues, theories and methodologies.
  3. Determine and evaluate the relationship and tensions between accounting theory and practice.
  4. Develop and test appropriate hypotheses relating theory to practice.
  5. Identify and review the strategic choices available to an organisation and critically evaluate these choices by applying a range of financial and non-financial measures.
  6. Learn interdependently and independently and accept responsibility for subsequent career and continuing professional development.

Course Structure

1 Contemporary issues in Accounting
2 Dissertation

Entrance Requirements

  1. Applicants must be fully qualified accountants (Members of ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA and other accountancy bodies ) and will be exempted from the 3 core modules.
  2. Any other qualification(s) recognised by Leeds Beckett University.
  3. Applicants need to complete only 1 bridging module and 1 Dissertation to obtain this qualification.

Awarding Institution

Leeds Beckett University (UK)


1 year


Part Time

After the completion of all the modules, the student will be awarded an MSc Accounting from Leeds Beckett University