MSc in Accounting and Finance

The MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) programme, along with the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management, designed to provide further professional development for AIA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA Australia or ACA graduates. It will enable you to top up your existing qualification to an MSc award. The course develops your ability to think strategically about management and organisational change. It also provides a way to meet your continuing professional requirements. With a sound knowledge of the theories and techniques of accounting, finance management and increased confidence in dealing with other industry professionals, your management competences will be significantly improved on completion leading to enhanced career progression opportunities.

Awarding Body

University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Duration

10-13 Months
(see duration section)

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Distance Learning
Part-time

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management

The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is an MSc Advanced Entry course, which provides learners with 120 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete MSc in Accounting and Finance. The course itself is made up of 30 interactive modules and 8 written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management Module Listing

  1. Qualities of Effective Leadership
  2. Developing Interpersonal Skills
  3. Motivating and Influencing People
  4. Making Decisions
  5. Creativity and Problem Solving
  6. Studying and Using Management Theories
  7. The External Operating Environment of Business
  8. Culture and Ethics
  9. Governance and Directorships
  10. Analysing the Competition
  11. Marketing Strategy
  12. High Performance Sales
  13. E-Marketing Communication
  14. Customers and their Needs
  15. Strategic Human Resource Management
  16. Recruiting and CPD
  17. Measuring and Rewarding Performance
  18. Interpreting Business Accounts
  19. Tools of Financial Analysis
  20. Managing Cash and Working Capital
  21. Exercises in Quantitative Techniques
  22. Impact of Technology on Business
  23. Innovation and R&D
  24. Implementing and Managing Quality Systems
  25. Strategic Planning Tools
  26. Strategic and Systems Management
  27. The Business Plan
  28. Developing High Performance Teams
  29. Managing Projects
  30. Strategies for growth

The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management Course has 30 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor” section of the learning platform.

The Assignment unit titles for the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management course are:

  1. Strategic Marketing
  2. Personal development for leadership and strategic management
  3. Organisational behaviour
  4. Strategic planning
  5. Research for strategic development
  6. Finance for strategic managers
  7. Strategic Human resource management.
  8. Corporate communication strategies.

After completing the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management programme, students can continue to the top up programme of MSc in Accounting and Finance.

MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top up)

  •  02 Modules
  •  04 Months
  •  1 Term

At MSc (Top up) level, learners must complete 60 credits.

Term 1
Critical Issues in Accounting and Finance – 10 credits
Accounting and Finance Research Project – 50 credits

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management

To complete the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management, it will take 6-9 months.

 

MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top up)

After the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management, students will need to complete MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top up) programme, which will take 4 months.

 

Students can complete the whole degree programme in 10-13 months.

Entry Requirements to ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Management

  • A first degree in business, management or related subject
  • A Level 6 qualification, for example ATHE Level 6 Diploma
  • Other equivalent international degree qualifications
  • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English. IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT
  • Work experience of 5 years and above, along with a reference letter.

Entry Requirements to Master degree Top-up programmes

  • A Level 7 qualification, for example ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Management
  • Other equivalent international degree qualifications
  • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English. IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT
  • Work experience of 5 years and above, along with a reference letter.
Total Programme Fee

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma and MSc Top up (10-13 months) – 248,000 THB (or) 7,086 USD

MSc Top up (4 months only) – 198,000 THB (or) 5,657 USD

The enrollment for the programmes happens all year around. Please see the following enrollment schedule.

  • 13th November, 2017
  • 11th December, 2017
  • 8th January, 2018
  • 12th February, 2018
  • 12th March, 2018
  • 9th April, 2018
  • 14th May, 2018
  • 11th June, 2018
  • 16th July, 2018
  • 13th August, 2018
  • 10th September, 2018
  • 8th October, 2018
  • 12th November, 2018
  • 10th December, 2018

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