MSc Professional Accountancy

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Course Overview
Masters (Coursework)
Tuition Fees
RM 49,500/ Programme (for Malaysian students)
1 year full-time; 2-4 years part-time
Prior Study
Bachelor honours degree
Study Field


The MSc Professional Accountancy is a unique specialist programme developed through a collaborative effort between NUBS Malaysia and ICAEW to meet the demand for highly qualified accountants. The programme is designed specifically to meet the vision and aspirations of the Malaysian government in producing more qualified accountants with professional recognition from professional institutions such as ICAEW. This postgraduate degree aims to develop knowledge and professional skills in accountancy, whilst also encompassing advanced level study in finance and strategic management.

Faculties, Schools & Departments

Nottingham University Business School Malaysia

Career prospects

As professionally qualified accountancy graduates are always in demand, this is a growing and expanding field hence graduates who complete this postgraduate degree will also be entitled to relevant exemptions for the ICAEW professional papers subject to achieving the appropriate mark for selected programme modules.

Programme structure

You will be required to complete nine taught modules and prepare an individual project on an approved subject relevant to your field of study. You will be able to use the project element to concentrate in-depth on accountancy related topic that meets your own individual interests and career requirements.

Typical core modules

  • Audit and Assurance
  • Business Planning: Taxation
  • Case Study
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Project
  • Research Methods for Accounting
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Tax Compliance

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree in accounting or international equivalent or an upper second class honours degree with substantial component of accounting subjects. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants have obtained a recognised undergraduate degree, eligible for credit for prior learning from ICAEW.
  • Applicants have acquired at least FOUR (4) credit for prior learning from ICAEW and substantial knowledge in subjects’ equivalent in level to related ICAEW papers.

Intake Months

September – full-time and part-time
February – part-time