MSc in Professional Accountancy (MScPA) from University of London

ACCA is a global and forward-thinking professional accounting body. It has a
presence in 180 countries with more than 219,000 members and 527,000 students.
ACCA graduates are well equipped with the knowledge and experience required to face
future challenges in the business and economic environment and have rewarding career
opportunities around the globe.

ACCA has a unique arrangement with Oxford Brookes University and the University of
London. While studying for ACCA, students have the option of opting for BSc Hons in
Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and MSc Professional Accounting
of University of London through University College London. In addition to that ACCA
members get equivalency to M.Com that is recognized by the Higher Education
Commission of Pakistan.

The MSc in Professional Accountancy (MScPA) from University of London (UoL) has been customized with different pathways for ACCA students, affiliates and members hence providing a unique opportunity for career advancement.

CAMS is the only Gold Approved Learning Partner (ALP) of ACCA approved by University of London (UoL) to offer face-to-face and online classes of MScPA at its state of the art PECHS Campus in Karachi.

The benefits of studying the University of London MSc in Professional Accountancy are:

  • The association of two world-leading organizations, ACCA and the University of London, is highly recognized by the corporate sector
  • The combination of academic and professional qualifications will put students at the leading edge in today’s competitive marketplace
  • The combination is cost effective. The financial investment on route to your ACCA will count towards MSc degree; and
  • The flexibility in studying that suits a candidate’s work, personal and social commitments

University of London

The University of London is a federal university and one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK that is also recognized as the world leader in Higher Education. University College London (UCL), is a college of the University of London and it will be responsible for the academics that include management, delivery and examinations of MSc Professional Accountancy. As per 2019 QS World University Rankings, the UCL is ranked as a top ten university in academic excellence.

A candidate who is an ACCA student or affiliate or member can pursue MSc Professional Accountancy through the following routes:

MSc. Professional Accounting for ACCA Students

ACCA students can start studying for MSc degree side by side with their ACCA Qualification and need to complete following two modules and a project:

  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Performance Management (which is recognized by ACCA as ‘options’ at the professional level)
  • The Strategic Financial Project

STRATEGIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

This module covers four main areas of Corporate Finance; Mergers and IPOs; Investment Management and International Capital Markets.

STRATEGIC PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

This module provides an understanding of key issues and applied methodologies relating to strategic management accounting, including Performance Management; Information Management and Evaluating Financial Risk.

THE STRATEGIC FINANCIAL PROJECT

The project covers the development of business research skills and their application to simulated real world accounting finance related problems. Students have the opportunity to develop knowledge of research methodologies and apply these skills to the collection and analysis of data within a simulated accounting/finance related scenario.

Apply now or email at info@cams.edu.pk (please quote ‘MSc Professional Accounting’ in the subject line)

MSc. Professional Accounting for ACCA Affiliates and Members

The ACCA affiliates and members can top up their ACCA Qualification with MSc Professional Accountancy of University of London through University College London.

Considering the accomplishment of the ACCA professional qualification, ACCA affiliates and members just need to complete one module and one project to earn MSc degree; this includes Global Issues for the Finance Professional and The Strategic Financial Project.

GLOBAL ISSUES FOR THE FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

This module equips candidates with an understanding of the conceptual frameworks of finance and accounting that have arisen from changes in the external global environment. The emphasis is on the practical problems and the evaluation of the options available. The module provides an opportunity for reflection in the context of the workplace for those who are in work.

THE STRATEGIC FINANCIAL PROJECT

On completing this project, candidate will be well conversed with the development of business research skills and their application to simulated accounting and finance-related problems. Candidates have the opportunity to develop knowledge of research methodologies and apply these skills to the collection and analysis of data within a simulated accounting/finance-related scenario.

This will involve identifying and analyzing data and information in relation to business challenges; researching alternative solutions and applying a judgment based assessment of the evidence.

Apply now or email at info@cams.edu.pk (please quote ‘MSc Professional Accounting’ in the subject line)