12 months
5040 GBP/year
5040 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Top up your existing qualification to a full Management Accounting degree in just one to two years. We’ve developed this Management Accounting Top-up (Hons) (Online) course from University of Derby with the Chartered Institution for Securities and Investment (CISI) so it is good preparation for their exams.

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The online Management Accounting Top-up (Hons) (Online) course from University of Derby   will equip you with the relevant skills to pursue Management Accounting positions within a sector of your choice. 

This course allows you to top up existing qualifications to a full Management Accounting undergraduate degree. Partnered with the CISI, our course is also directly mapped against the teaching of their foundation qualification, Introduction to Investment, with the option to take the exam upon completion of our course. It explores the complex and challenging nature of the management accounting and business environment.


This course appeals to those already in middle-management-level roles but would like to progress to more senior roles. It can provide you with the skills to help you apply for roles such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant
  • Financial controller

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Strategy
  • Independent Study 
  • Research Methods
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need one of the following:

  • CIMA Advanced Diploma (E2/P2/F2) in Management Accounting
  • ACCA - Any 6 papers from F1-F9
  • HND or foundation degree in Business, Accountancy or Finance or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Business with accountancy or finance
  • ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) Professional Stage qualifications
  • CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) Professional Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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