About the Programme
This 12 Month MSc Accounting and Finance programme was developed in consultation with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Accra Business School provides academic direction whiles KNUST awards the qualification.
The programme is suited for anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of accounting and finance, and who wants to enter a career in financial markets or advisory/financial services; either as an analyst, as a professional accountant, or as a preparation for further research at PhD level. The programme curriculum will provide a blend of theoretical, research and practice-led content. This will enable students to develop deeper conceptual and theoretically informed perspectives of accounting and financial practices with acknowledgment of the role of information systems in those processes.
The programme is delivered by experienced academic and professional staff with international research profiles and provides students with a route to full membership to the Institute of Financial Accountants, UK.
About Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)
Established in 1916, the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) is an internationally recognized professional accountancy membership body and a full member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) the global accounting standard-setter and regulator.
The IFA is part of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) of Australia Group, the world’s largest SME-focused accountancy group, with 37,000 members and students in 80 countries.
The degree is designed for maximum flexibility, allowing busy professionals to upgrade their skills and build a powerful network, without disruptions to their commitments at work and at home. Classes are held one full weekend in a month.
Accreditation & Collaboration
Accelerated degree is a joint undertaking between Accra Business School and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) and accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana. Accra Business School provides academic direction whiles Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Awards the degree.
As a social enterprise initiative in education, Accra Business School believes that Masters Education should not be the preserve of the privileged few. Our MSc therefore, is one of the most aﬀordable MSc’s in Ghana. Our ﬂexible payment plan also ensures that you pay as you go. Alternatively our Barclays bank students loan arrangement allows salaried workers to learn whiles Barclays pays..
During these 12 months, students will experience a number of unique opportunities to help strengthen their individual talents, challenge their mental models and preconceived limits, and build a powerful new network.
These opportunities include:
• Executive coaching delivered both in teams and individually to accelerate learning and personal growth.
• Executive conversations with current and former CEOs from globally recognized companies who share their experiences in intimate, informal dialogues with students.
• Expanded network of meaningful relationships are built within the select and highly accomplished group of students, faculty, executive mentors, and coaches.