Taught course

Accounting with Placement

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


Course content

Get six months’ work experience and gain the specialist knowledge you need for many mid to senior-level roles in accounting and finance – plus a range of broader, transferable skills that will be valued by employers in any sector.

All businesses need people with advanced knowledge of accounting and finance. Our Master’s programme will encourage you to reflect on the theories behind current accounting practice and give you a 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 with strong links to the accountancy profession, including authors, examiners and markers for t international bodies. Throughout your studies, you’ll also have close contact with expert practitioners, analysts and consultants who’ll give you valuable insights into current industry practice.

We’ll encourage you to pursue a professional qualification while undertaking a six-month work placement with companies such as City Credit Capital London and Parker Randall UK LLP.

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.

Your MSc Accounting (with Placement) degree could help you to develop a lucrative career in a range of settings and roles, including internal and external audit roles, financial accounting, management accounting, or taxation. Gaining a professional qualification alongside work experience will further enhance your opportunities.

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

Information for international students

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.

Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

Nanthi Pichamuthu
01245 686868