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Full time | Queen's Park Campus | 1 year | FEB-23

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Full time


1 year

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MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

This MSc Accounting course supports the development of your professional career in business, accounting and financial management.

Course overview

This course is aligned to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations.

Successful completion of the course will enhance your understanding of financial management and reporting, performance management, risk and corporate governance.

Students will develop an understanding of a range of research methods and analytical techniques through an introduction to research methods.

The final project module develops your critical and investigative skills to help you meet your professional interests and career goals. This may take the form of a dissertation, a work-based case study or a new business development proposal.

Why study this course with us?

The location of Chester Business School provides a unique opportunity to add value to this course by providing expert masterclasses from local, top-ranking companies such as Bank of America, M&S Bank, Airbus, Bentley Motors.

You will be welcomed by highly- experienced academics and have the opportunity to create a network of like-minded peers.

In addition, the final project offers students the choice of modules to directly influence their professional interests and career goals.


This module covers the following topics: The nature, extent and purposes of management research; Management research paradigms; Research strategies; Research designs, methods and approaches; Research quality standards: establishing validity, reliability and generalisability; Sampling and Research instrument design; Research ethics; Research Data Management: collection, organisation and analysis; and Managing a dissertation research project.

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Entry requirements

Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above. Or the applicant should be Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) registered and have completed or be exempt from the ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills level examinations.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more

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