Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Accounting and Finance

This course is designed to reflect the fact that accountancy is an intellectually demanding, important and dynamic discipline; the programme considers and reflects upon the complexity of the accountancy processes from an international perspective and allows a student to engage critically with contemporary issues in financial accounting, management accounting, financial management and public sector accounting; it is suitable for those who may be intending to become professional accountants, but is also appropriate for those who wish to gain an understanding of the role of accountancy in order to enhance career prospects within the broader managerial role.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in financial management, actuarial studies, economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, accounting, or an accountancy or finance related subject; under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), the university also considers admission to the programme on the basis of prior learning and/or prior experiential learning; we also consider applications from the holder of a final accountancy qualification of a professional body anywhere in the world that is recognised by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC); international students whose 1st language is not English are required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an Academic IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Management accounting; financial reporting; corporate finance; personal and professional development; financial management; european and international financial institutions (global finance); research methods. Specialist accountancy option (one from): oil and gas accounting; international public sector financial management; Islamic finance; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on the basis of a combination of coursework, examination performance and the final dissertation or project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MAcc Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MAcc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MAcc Full-time £ 6,835 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8640