MSc in Professional Accountancy – University of London (UoL)

As the world is quickly changing, all professionals need to keep up the pace and improve their skills to stay on track with the growing needs. To be more noticeable in an already saturated market, more than 20+ professional accountancy bodies are offering their members the chance to add a degree of MSc Din Professional Accountancy from the University of London, along with their professional qualifications.

The University of London is one in a very prestigious group of educational facilities, and being a member of another professional body, you have a unique opportunity to get an MSc degree from this institution and to study the course remotely, from any place in the world.

Why choose the University of London?

  • This is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK and is famous for the accessibility of its degrees for students all over the world.
  • The people who have studied at this University are the ones shaping our world. Seven Nobel Prize winners have studied here, including Nelson Mandela, and many leaders in the business, industry, and science sectors.
  • The University of London has more than 50,000 students in 180 countries all over the world. You can study from home via the distance learning option.
  • Your CV will stand among the crowds with an MSc Degree from the University of London, alongside your other professional qualifications.

Who is Eligible for an MSc Degree?

The MSc Professional Accountancy is available to those who are a member of a professional accountancy body as listed below.

Professional accountancy body Country Requirement (s)
CPA Australia Australia Full member [Certified Practicing Accountant – CPA and Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA)]. If you are Associate (ASA) you must have passed all CPA examinations.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Australia and New Zealand Full member only (CA ANZ)
Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA Canada) Canada Full member only (CPA)
Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants China Full member only
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) Hong Kong Full member only (CPA or FCPA)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants India (ICAI) India Full member only (CA, FCA)
Chartered Accountants Ireland Ireland Full member only (ACA or FCA)
CPA Ireland (formerly Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland) Ireland Full member only (CPA Ireland)
The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants Malaysia Full member only (CPA M)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Nigeria Full member only
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) Pakistan Full member only (ACA or FCA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS) Scotland Full member (CA) Applicants – must have passed all examinations.
ASEAN CPA Singapore Full member only (ASEAN CPA)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants Singapore Full member only (CA Singapore)
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) South Africa Full member only Chartered Accountant South Africa CA(SA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK Full member (ACCA, FCCA). Affiliates must have passed all examinations
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK Full member (ACMA, FCMA, CGMA). Applicants must have passed all examinations.
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) UK Full member (CPFA, CIPFA – PQ). Applicants must have passed all examinations.
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) UK Full member (ACA and FCA) Applicants – must have passed all examinations.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) USA Full member only (CPA, CGMA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) Zimbabwe Full member only (CA[Z])

To qualify to register for the MSc you must have:

  • passed a professional accountancy body qualification from the list of accepted qualifications, and
  • either have been awarded in the past five years,
  • or, if the qualification was awarded more than five years ago, be able to provide proof that they are in good standing with their professional body.

The modules

Learners will need to take two modules from a choice of four and one Compulsory Module of the Capstone Project. Details of these modules are provided below.

Code Module Credit Compulsory/ Elective Release Date Running Order
AFM070 Global Issues in Finance and Accounting 15 Elective April October, July
AFM080 Analysing Risk for Decision Making 15 Elective July January, April
AFM090 Issues in Investment Management 15 Elective October October, July
AFM100 Capital Markets and Global Perspectives 15 Elective January January, April
AFM500 Capstone Project 30 Compulsory April October, April

Note: Modules will run according to the Running Schedule table (subject to minimum student registrations and availability). In exceptional circumstances, we may cancel all registrations for a module if an insufficient number of students have registered. Should you wish to complete the program in the minimum period of registration (6 months) you should study one 15-credit module in your first 10-week session alongside the first part of your Capstone Project. In your second 10-week session you will continue your Capstone project and should select the second 15-credit module. To complete the program in the minimum period of registration (6 months), you have a reduced choice of modules due to the running schedule.

Summary of key dates

Professional Accountancy April 2024 intake October 2024 Intake
Applications/registrations open 18 December 2023 24 June 2024
Applications close 04 March 2024 16 September 2024
Registrations close* 18 March 2024 23 September 2024
Program starts April 2024 Oct 2024


The fee you pay depends on:

  • the choice between web-supported learning or institution-supported learning
  • your location – Band A or Band B country
  • The qualification or pathway on which you register (requiring two or three modules).

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Our Services

We are offering mentoring services to students obtaining an MSc degree in Professional Accountancy from the University of London. Our tutors have extensive mentoring experience and have an excellent understanding of the requirements prescribed by the University of London; these are skills that will help our students in obtaining this degree.

Our suggestion to our students is to first contact our designated mentor (contact us) and understand the overall process. Our mentor will explain each aspect of this program and after the initial meeting with the mentor, the student will be able to decide better taking into consideration the overall understanding of the program and assessment of the quality of mentoring.

We support our students in the following manners:

  • Complete guidance through the entire process of obtaining an MSc in Professional Accountancy.
  • Guide students in all general and specific aspects of this program.
  • Guide students about modules, and final projects and explain the overall expectations of the examiner.
  • Review the entire work of students for both modules and the Capstone Project multiple times and give feedback for improvement.
  • Provide professional advice in avoiding any hassle through the entire process.

Mentoring Fee

Our mentoring is based on the following factors:

  • Level of assistance throughout the entire process from the designated mentor/tutor required by the student.
  • The number of online meetings between student and tutor/mentor.
  • Number of reviews of student’s work; and
  • Overall timelines of the entire activity

Mentoring Fee: It is more appropriate for students to organize a Free Consultation Session (click here to access the Free Consultation Form) with the designated mentor and understand the entire process. We will then quote our fee by taking into consideration the requirements of the student in terms of the level of guidance, number of reviews, number of meetings, etc.


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  • We don’t demand advance payment from any student as the student has the option to settle the first installment (50%) immediately after a free consultation session / Registration (before the first online meeting) and the remaining dues before the second formal meeting.

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