|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You should have a 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree, or equivalent, in accounting or related discipline.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
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.
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 (REF, 2014). 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 Masters students currently join us from more than 40 countries.
MSc Accounting can also be part-time and you may be eligible for a number of scholarships and discounts.
Research Methods in Accounting
Issues in Financial Reporting
Audit Theory (optional)
Corporate Reporting and Analysis (optional)
Financial Decision Making (optional)
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.
Many of our students enjoy roles in areas such as financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy. In 2014, 87% of all of our Masters leavers were in work or further study within six months of graduating. Many also use their new skills and experience to start their own businesses.