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MSc Professional Accountancy

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October 2024

April 2025

Programme Duration

6 months - 5 years

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This unique degree offers you the opportunity to use your professional accountancy qualifications as credit towards a master's. Gain the skills to stand out from the crowd and prepare yourself for a senior accountancy or finance role.

Key features

  1. World-class academic direction

    The degree is developed and taught by leading experts at University College London's (UCL) School of Management. UCL is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, ranked eighth in the world in the 2023 QS World University rankings.

  2. Take your qualifications further

    This degree allows you to make the most of your professional qualifications. If you’re already a member of a listed professional body, you can use your qualifications as credits towards the MSc and graduate faster.

  3. Study online anywhere in the world

    Choose between supported online learning or enrolling at one of our Recognised Teaching Centres in your home country for face-to-face tuition support. The degree can be completed in under a year or up to five years, depending on your pace of study, so you can maintain your career momentum.

  4. Unparalleled resources at your fingertips

    Our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) gives you access to a range of engaging content, from study materials to revision guides, and forums to connect with your tutors and fellow students. You'll also use the innovative and award-winning simulation tool Icarus, developed by academics from UCL's School of Management.

  5. Join our global alumni network

    After you graduate, you'll continue to enjoy a lifelong link to the University of London, with benefits including global alumni events and free online courses. You'll join our distinguished community of graduates around the world, which includes Nobel prize-winners and industry leaders.


The programme uses Icarus, an award-winning experiential learning tool developed by UCL School of Management academics.

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What our students say

“This degree will help me to take on new challenges, advance my career, and build my professional credibility.”

Anael Bodwell


“Online learning gave me access to courses not available locally, allowing me to explore new topics and pursue my interests.”

Moiz Ali Khan


“The University of London has a  great reputation... once I graduate, the qualification will make allow me to work anywhere in the world.”

Zechariah Dossi


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