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University of Dundee

Professional Accountancy

The course suits those who aim to become professionally qualified accountants; successful completion of this programme entitles graduates to claim exemptions from ACCA fundamental papers F1 to F9. The course provides an international perspective on the theory and practice of professional accountancy.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2.1, or above, in accounting or a related discipline with significant accounting content will normally be required, though a consideration of relevant and advanced professional practical experience will also be considered. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules: audit, assurance and professional ethics; professional financial management; professional financial reporting; professional management accounting; tax compliance and fiscal studies; plus a student-led professional accountancy project.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught modules will be a mixture of unseen examinations and coursework assignments. To meet ACCA professional body accreditation criteria, each accredited module will incorporate a 3 hour unseen final examination which contributes to at least 50 per cent of the final module grade.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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01382 383838