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MScAccounting and Finance

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £15,500 per year
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Our MSc Accounting and Finance is taught at Essex Business School, an internationally diverse school ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF, 2014). You join one of the UK’s largest and most respected finance groups and experience a Masters education that combines theory with practice. You further your understanding of advanced accounting and corporate finance and can tailor your studies to your professional ambitions by choosing from a range of optional modules.

You cover topics including:

- recent developments in theoretical approaches to accounting and corporate finance
- quantitative and qualitative approaches to empirical research
- financial reporting
- portfolio management

Our world-renowned academics are at the cutting-edge of their fields. They embed the latest thinking into your course to ensure you stay up-to-date with the current developments and major issues in accounting and financial reporting.

Whether you’re thinking about continuing your studies to PhD level or targeting a senior role in the world of accounting or finance, this is the course to advance your career.

Our MSc Accounting and Finance is also available to study part-time and you may be eligible for University of Essex scholarships and discounts.

Programme structure

Year 1

Postgraduate Mathematics Preparation
Portfolio Management
Issues in Financial Reporting
Research Methods in Accounting (optional)
Trading Global Financial Markets (optional)
Corporate Finance (optional)
Financial Decision Making (optional)

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates have progressed to roles in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy in organisations across the world, such as:

The Government of Pakistan
Brit College
Dytex Cotfabr

Our courses also inspire graduates to pursue their own entrepreneurial ventures.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States