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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will advance your knowledge of accounting in both depth and scope. You are taught at Essex Business School, champions of ethical management and sustainable business and ranked in the UK’s top 25 for research excellence. Accounting at Essex goes well beyond the preparation of financial statements. We teach you to be accountable, act ethically and make financial decisions that positively impact both organisations and society. We believe accounting information is the foundation for successful decision-making and further develop your practical accounting skills and theoretical knowledge so you can make a positive impact in the workplace.

You explore the changing role and perception of accounting within shifting global markets. We take a critical view of both financial reporting and management accounting, so that you can be perfectly placed to lead financial decision-making in your chosen industry. You work with students and staff from across the globe, preparing you to work in international markets. Our courses are designed to foster the business leaders of the future who, through creativity, innovation and ethical awareness, can meet the many challenges that the international business world continues to present.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

The module aims to provide students without a first degree in accounting or an accounting related subject with sufficient grounding in financial reporting, governance, regulation, and analysis of financial statements. The course also provides an introduction to the theories of financial reporting. By the end of the course, students should have an understanding of the role of published financial statements, the nature and meaning of corporate governance and how it affects the quality of financial reporting, and the role of analysing financial statements in aiding users in their decision-making. Students will be expected to critically evaluate the issues outlined above and to engage actively in discussions.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,560

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:2 degree in Accounting or related subject. Degree must include at least one module in Financial Accounting and Management Accounting within the last two years of degree study.