Master of Science in Finance & Accounting


The MSc Finance & Accounting programme is designed to equip students with the knowledge and technical skills required to meet the needs and demands of the profession and make a more meaningful contribution to the organisations they work for.

The MSc Finance and Accounting is an engaging course that will develop strategic thinking and critical understanding of the main principles of:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Taxation and Auditing
  • Contemporary issues and developments in the profession
1 Year Part Time
Ranked 4th in London for Accounting & Finance

*based on The Guardian - The Best UK Universities 2022

University of the Year for Student Experience*

*based on The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Programme Structure

Designed to accommodate and complement the busy commitments of today’s global managers and professionals, this 1 year part-time MSc programme comprises of 7 modules plus a dissertation which are delivered on a modular basis.


Corporate Financial Management

The module will develop further issues of accounting control and focus on advanced corporate finance issues, bond market, share valuations, foreign exchange strategies, derivative securities, portfolio theory and corporate valuation.

Capital Markets and Decision Under Risk

The module is a blend of theory and practice. Students will run a fictitious hedge fund with a predefined seed money and strategy. Students will also simulate trades under market conditions.

Corporate Responsibility

The module develops skills in the ethical analysis of business conduct. Contemporary concerns relating to the need for effective corporate citizenship and governance structures are also addressed and discussed, together with the causes of emerging calls for improved corporate accountability and social responsibility.

Business Strategy

The module examines theoretical and management issues underpinning a wide range of strategic debates relevant to modern organisations.

Tax System and Policy

Students will learn the implications of tax rules and policy on the strategic financial management of business organisation as well as implications for individual wealth.

Management Decision Making

This module aims to develop certain skills which includes the ability of understanding the concept of decision making and its importance, understanding practical management decision making problems, evaluate risk probabilities associated with various models of decision-making, gain confidence in dealing with real management problems.

Auditing In Practice

This module covers advanced issues in auditing and assurance. It aims to develop the learner’s ability to analyse, evaluate and conclude on the assurance engagement.


This module allow you to have the opportunity to add existing knowledge and demonstrate the ability to recognise, organise and address issue(s) of an organisation(s), sector(s) or a country(ies). You will also integrate and apply relevant knowledge across the different subjects and areas learnt to gain practical experience and develop critical thinking, analytical and reflective skills.


This is a coursework based program with certain modules having a combination of coursework and examination.

Delivery Structure

Each module spans over 2 consecutive weekends per month and includes a comprehensive coverage of 34 hours of face-to-face lectures that is complemented with online course support, additional readings and resource materials.

FriSat-SunMon - ThuFriSat-Sun
7pm to
9am to
7pm to
9am to


Professor Malik Sy

PhD in Economics & Finance

  • Professor of Finance at Royal Melbourne Institute ofTechnology (RMIT)
  • Has more than 25 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory to many financial institutions
  • Visiting Professor at the City University of New York (USA)

Dr James Kwan

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
• Adjunct faculty with over 20 years of teaching experience
• Associate Member of Singapore Institute of Directors
• Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA), Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Singapore

Dr Mohiadeen Abdul Kader

PhD (Management Studies)
• Owner of KADER & CO.
• Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant of Singapore - Accredited Tax Practitioner
• Adjunct Faculty with over 25 years of teaching experience
• Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), Association Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia

Dr Patrick Chan

PhD (Behavioral Finance)

  • Director, Synergi Consulting Pte Ltd
  • Board Member of Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) and Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS)
  • Adjunct faculty, NTU and Uni SIM
  • Co-author of several books and frequent article contributor to international academic journals


The 1 Year (part-time) University of West London MSc Finance and Accounting will equip graduates with well-developed skills, highly sought after by employers in both the private and public sectors.

Potential career routes, destinations and jobs for graduates include:

  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Chief Investment Officers (CIOs)
  • Financial Controllers (FCs)
  • Finance/Accounting Directors
  • Finance/Accounting Managers/Senior Managers
  • Senior Accountants
  • Senior Auditors
  • Financial Analysts, and more

Degree Awarded

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Master of Science In Finance and Accounting degree by the University of West London.

The Degree awarded will be the same as that awarded on-campus.

Admission Criteria

Candidates are expected to contribute to the class learning experience and participation. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and ability to add value to the interactions between peers and faculty.

Honours degree 2.2 or above from a UK University or equivalent in accounting and finance subjects, or;

30 years old and above with 8 years working experience but without academic qualification can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Minimum of 6.5 IELTS overall with no less than 5.5 in any band, or equivalent (applicable only for graduates from non-English programmes).

Commencement Date

Please contact 8358 8088 for more information.


Please download the brochure or enquire at 8358 8088 for more information.

What Do Our Students Say About Us?

"I graduated from the Claude Littner Business School with my MSc Finance and Accounting and secured the role of Treasury Accountant within the NHS! This course really enhanced my academic and technical expertise, and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for that extra career boost."
Udena Wanninayake
Treasury Accountant, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
"I chose to pursue my Masters in Finance and Accounting at UWL because of its incredible teaching personnel and resources. I had the best experience during my studies and an incredible level of support from my tutors and the administration."
Djazia Benghezal
MSc Finance and Accounting Graduate


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 8358 8088.

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