This latest move in accountancy training follows hot on the heels of the two organisations previous cooperation to offer ACCA students the opportunity to qualify for a BSc in applied accounting.
The MBA should be available worldwide from 2001.
Jim Bradshaw, deputy vice channcellor at Oxford Brookes, said: ‘We have seen in recent years the formation of various groups, partnerships and alliances between universities. As far as I am aware this the first major alliance between a university and a professional body.
‘This is an exciting development whihc will enable us to develop jointly a new postgraduate qualification designed to meet the needsa of students and employers in the financial sector.’
Anthea Rose, chief exectuive at ACCA, said: ‘It will give ACCA members the opportunity to extend their set of professional skills with an MBA, designed in partnership with a university with an outstanding reputation.’
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