Taught course

MSc Finance and Accounting - Online


Entry requirements

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact LIBF for advice.

Typical offer

  • Previous undergraduate study
    2:2 honours degree – or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
  • Work experience and professional qualifications
    They welcome applications from anyone who can demonstrate relevant professional experience. However, it is important to note that work experience is not a requirement.

English language requirements

IELTS: Level 6.5 or above

Months of entry


Course content

Have you ever dreamed of a career in finance and accounting? With LIBF's online MSc Finance and Accounting course, you can turn that dream into a reality. Dive into the world of international financial accounting, corporate finance, and risk management. Explore the principles of forensic accounting and auditing, investment analysis, and portfolio management. Acquire the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the ever-evolving financial landscape.

The best part? You can achieve all of this while balancing your learning around your living. Our 100% online delivery allows you to study from anywhere, at any time. Join our supportive global community of staff, students, alumni, and experts, and receive personalized guidance from our team of study coaches and career experts. Don't settle for a career that leaves you uninspired - choose LIBF's MSc Finance and Accounting degree and unlock your full potential.

Career Opportunities

By immersing yourself in our online MSc Finance and Accounting course, you’ll prepare yourself for progress in a wide range of roles in the startup and corporate worlds. Your enhanced understanding of advanced accounting practices, financial risk management, and ethical financial decision-making will make you a trusted advisor in any business environment.

Corporate accountant

Ready to turn your expertise into action? As a corporate accountant, you're the financial backbone of an organisation. You'll be responsible for financial records, conducting audits, and providing clear, accurate financial advice to help shape critical business decisions. Your proficiency in interpreting complex financial data and your inherent attention to detail will enable you to provide insightful financial reports – a vital component of strategic planning.

Financial analyst

As a financial analyst, you'll interpret financial information to influence business decisions, offer investment insights, and spot trends and opportunities to boost overall performance. Your analytical skills and knack for turning financial data into strategic advantage will make you an invaluable asset to any organisation.

Finance manager

The comprehensive understanding of financial concepts and accounting processes you gain through this online degree prepares you for a role as a finance manager. You'll lead financial forecasting and budgeting processes and help guide executive choices for business growth. The ability to interpret complex financial data to non-financial colleagues is a crucial aspect of this rewarding role.


Our online MSc Finance and Accounting degree offers you an in-depth understanding of the world of finance and accounting. Develop your expertise in international financial accounting, corporate finance and risk management, and advanced research methods, equipping yourself with the skills to interpret financial information, predict and manage risks, and drive financial strategies.

By completing our course, you’ll be well-equipped to make strategic financial decisions that drive business success.

This online postgraduate degree course includes the following modules:

Course Details

  • International financial accounting
  • Corporate finance and risk management
  • Advanced research methods
  • Investment analysis and portfolio management
  • Principles of forensic accounting and auditing
  • Business ethics and corporate governance
  • Advanced corporate finance
  • Advanced management accounting and control
  • Elective (see electives section below)
  • Master thesis

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Fees and funding

UK students
£9750 a year full time

Apply in any of our online degree courses by May 31, 2024, and use the offer code MAY500 to receive £500 off your tuition fees, plus a free iPad to aid your studies.

If you're a postgraduate student, you have the option to apply for a non-means-tested Master's Loan. This loan is available to UK or Irish citizens under the age of 60 who live in England. (Note that different funding rules apply in other parts of the UK.) The Master's Loan can be used to pay for your tuition fees and help with living expenses. The loan will be disbursed directly to your bank account in instalments throughout your studies. Repayment of the loan begins only after you have completed your course and are earning above a certain threshold.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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