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Finance and Accounting MSc gains new CIMA accreditation

Accounting, Finance and Economics 1 October 2015

Declan McDonald, the Course Leader on the Finance and Accounting MSc, is happy to report that the course secured additional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) during the summer.

Graduates of the Masters' programme will now be able to sit a single three-hour “gateway exam”. Once passed they will be granted exemptions from all of CIMA’s certificate-, operational- and management-level exams (12 of 17 in total), and then enter the CIMA Professional Qualification at the strategic level.

The Westminster Business School’s Finance and Accounting MSc is one of only three courses in the UK – and the only one in London – which has been accredited to allow graduates to claim 7 exemptions from the exams of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) on completion of a one-year course.


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