Taught course


Anglia Ruskin University · Ashcroft International Business School

Entry requirements

You’ll normally need a minimum 2:2 bachelors degree in accounting, or a related discipline, together with an accounting conversion course or professional qualification. If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certified level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5, or equivalent. If you have other awards, including those from non-UK universities, we may be able to accept these. Please email admissions@anglia.ac.uk for further information.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our MSc in Accounting will give you the skills and knowledge you need for many mid to senior-level roles in finance and accounting – and a range of broader, transferable skills that are valued by employers in many sectors.

Main overview
All businesses need people with advanced knowledge of accounting and finance. Our Masters programme will encourage you to reflect on the theories behind current accounting practice, and give you a broad range of skills in management accounting, international accounting and financial management, as well as related areas such as strategy, risk and governance.
You’ll be taught by tutors who are experienced practitioners with strong links to the accountancy profession, including authors, examiners and markers for international professional bodies. Throughout your studies, you’ll have close contact with expert practitioners, analysts and consultants who’ll give you invaluable insights into current industry practice. We’ll also encourage you to pursue a professional qualification while undertaking industry experience.
Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the east of England. Our students benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) through which you can access study resources and help.

We think you’ll benefit from gaining a professional qualification alongside relevant, work-related experience. Your MSc in Accounting will help you to develop a lucrative career in a wide range of settings and roles, such as internal and independent audit roles, financial accounting, management accounting, or taxation.

For more information visit: anglia.ac.uk/laibs

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-15 months
part time
24-33 months

Course contact details

Nanthi Pichamuthu
01245 686868