University of Bolton: Accountancy (Advanced Standing) (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Bolton View institution profile
Department Business Management, Logistics and Retail View department profile
Telephone 01204 903903
Study type Taught


This programme is an advanced qualification for professionals wishing to pursue financially-oriented careers in UK public and private sector businesses or international organisations. You will gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in the application of concepts, techniques, methods and approaches in accounting and financial analysis. You will have the confidence and leadership, and other transferable skills, to help businesses develop and prosper.

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Fully qualified accountants who hold membership of a professional body linked with the The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB); applicants may be invited for interview; If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 ( or equivalent)


Work is assessed by a combination of coursework and examinations; typical coursework assessments may include essays, case studies and individual or group projects; students also undertake a major piece of independent research.


Modules include: Research methods and study skills for accounting and finance (20 credits); research methods (20 credits); research-based dissertation (40 credits).

Location Main Site
Deane Road

University of Bolton
The Institute of Management Greater Manchester


The Institute of Management Greater Manchester (IoMGM) is part of the University of Bolton; voted the number one university in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction. We have also been voted number one* in the North West for business.

Why the Institute of Management Greater Manchester?
Our multi-million pound IoMGM business hub sits within the centre of Bolton town. The University of Bolton is a modern university and a heritage of almost 200 years delivering employer-led course and education.

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