MSc Accounting

This Masters course will allow you to gain an advanced understanding of accounting practices that are vital in the modern business world. This course is ideal if you want to pursue a successful career in a finance, accounting or management role. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively analyse, interpret and make decisions based on financial information.

The course focuses on refining your business skills with an emphasis on accounting and assurance. It has been designed to allow you to develop a strong understanding of how financial data underpins the decision-making process, and how outcomes are effectively communicated and evaluated. Holders of recognised professional accounting qualifications may be entitled to significant exemptions from modules.

You will be taught by academic staff with extensive practical and academic knowledge, in a department rated ‘excellent’ for teaching quality. Staff’s professional experience ranges from working for smaller organisations to the ‘Big Four’ accounting and professional services firms.

What you will study

Students will take the following modules:

Contemporary Issues in Accounting
In depth, case study based investigation into topical issues and events from the dynamic areas of accounting, audit, tax and finance.

Corporate Governance
A consideration of the systems...

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Did you know this course is also available at our London Centre?

Entry Requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in accounting or business degree with strong accounting content.

Holders of recognised professional accounting qualifications may be entitled to significant exemptions.

Equivalent accredited international or professional qualifications may also be acceptable.

Students wishing to take ACCA examinations alongside the MSc will also need to be ACCA registered students.

Tuition Fees

UK and EU

To find the fee for this course, please visit our money website.


To find international fees, visit our international website.


  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2015
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Feb 2015


Career Options

More information on the career opportunities available to you can be found on our careers service website.