MSc Accounting and Finance

MSc Accounting and Finance  – 1 Year Students will be awarded Dual Qualification Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)  – 8 Months Credits: 120 Credits Awards: ATHE / NCC / OTHM MSc Accounting and Finance  (Top-up) – 4 Months Credits: 60 Credits Mode of Teaching:  Classroom or Online Awards: UK Partner Universities […]
  • Date: 30th March 2017
  • Difficulty: Normal
  • Duration: 52 week
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MSc Accounting and Finance  – 1 Year

Students will be awarded Dual Qualification

Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)  – 8 Months

Credits: 120 Credits

Awards: ATHE / NCC / OTHM

MSc Accounting and Finance  (Top-up) – 4 Months

Credits: 60 Credits

Mode of Teaching:  Classroom or Online

Awards: UK Partner Universities

Course Overview

This Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) leading to an MBA is designed to fit around work and personal commitments. World class teaching is delivered in Modular format workshops, with online activity to enrich the learning experience. MSBM has perfected the act of delivering practical management education. Our practice-based approach focuses on addressing real-world business problems.

we don’t just give you the theory; we ensure you learn how to apply it in your working life immediately, with live case studies, interactive workshops, business simulations and 100% project based.

Postgraduate Management Course

The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) is an 8 module (120 credit) course, with 72 guided learning hours. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hour of optional materials which includes recommended exercises, reading and internet resources.

On completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management, learners will have the skills to execute a professional managerial role in marketing, accounting, business consultancy and more! Students who wish to study further also have the option to fast track onto an MBA top up in Business and Management.



Semester 1

Advanced Business Research Methods (15 Credits)


To carry out various types of academically based management research through the design of a

research proposal. This involves the development of a critical understanding of the philosophical,

practical and ethical concepts of research within the context of the business environment.

Professional Development and Communication Skills (15 Credits)


This unit provides learners with the methods and techniques for assessing the development of their own

skills using continuous professional development in order to support their personal and professional

goals. This also helps to develop professional skills including communication, academic writing,

presentation, leadership, use of information technology, preparing curriculum vitae and continuous

professional development.

Strategic Change Management (15 Credits)


This unit provides the learners with knowledge and understanding provide learners with an

understanding of classic and contemporary theories change management and their applicability to

contemporary organisations in the globalised world, with the identification and use of change models

personal characteristics of change agent or leadership skills, and their evaluation and development,

to meet current and future change management roles. The unit then considers the need for

organisational change and the ways in which it can be managed to support organisational strategy.

Strategic Marketing (15 Credits)


The unit will help learners to develop a critical understanding of concepts, methods and technical

aspects of strategic marketing, the challenges associated with marketing in today’s business

environment. A strategic marketing strategy combines product development, promotion, distribution,

pricing, relationship management and other elements of marketing. It identifies an organisation’s

strategic marketing goals, and explains how they will be achieved, ideally within a designated



Semester 2

Strategic Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour (15 Credits)


The learner will understand of how the effective strategic management of human resources supports

the achievement of organisational purposes in different organisational contexts. The unit seeks to

analyse and evaluate the contribution of strategic human resource management to competitive

advantage and organisational.

Strategic Financial Management (15 Credits)


This unit provides the learner with the skills for applying financial principles relevant to management in an

organisational context. The unit aims to analyse with concepts, principles, analytical techniques and

theories/models of management accounting; to make learners able to learn, evaluate and apply

existing strategic financial and managerial accounting.

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (15 Credits)


This unit aims to outline the basics of business processes and strategies related to enterprise and

entrepreneurship; to develop knowledge in enterprise and entrepreneurship in global contexts. Also,

the unit helps to develop learners’ awareness, academic soundness and practical skills surrounding

the process of entrepreneurship and enterprise.

Strategic Management (15 Credits)

Course Overview

To examine the principles of strategy and change management and provide learners with a critical

understanding and ability to use various models of the strategy and change management process and

the analysis of internal-external environmental and resource variables.

Stage Two: MSc Accounting and Finance  (Top-Up)

This programme consists of a taught module, ‘Critical Issues in Accounting,’ and a Research Project – all facilitated within a modern eLearning environment. Students must submit coursework, and write a dissertation or project report of approximately 12,000 words.

Critical Issues in Accounting  (10 credits)

Accounting and Finance Research Project  (50 credits)


MSBM is fully accredited by ATHE, NCC and OTHM in all branches to offer Level 4,5, 6 and 7. The modules are written against prescribed learning outcomes defined by ATHE, who are regulated by Ofqual, the Government appointed regulator. MSBM is not a degree-awarding body.

UK University Certificate

The MBA certificate is issued by ATHE, NCC and OTHM partner Universities.

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OTHM Website

ATHE Website

Entry requirements

Please get in touch with us to see if you are eligible for this course. Our advisors are here to help you choose the best educational pathway for your career development.

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MSBM workshops are usually on weekend, depending on the centre you are studying with. These workshops are very interactive, with discussion groups, interactive activities and presentations. Further, students will have lots of opportunities to interact with fellow students to discuss and learn from their study experiences as well.

Workshop held at various MSBM centres, please contact your local centre to know when workshops are taking place.

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Visa Requirements

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Tuition Fees

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