Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Staffordshire University · Staffordshire Business School

Entry requirements

A 2:2 classification or above in an undergraduate degree or equivalent in accounting/finance/business management (with a significant element of accounting and/or finance).

Months of entry


Course content

  • The course prepares you for an advanced career in the accounting and finance profession.
  • In addition to the technical knowledge, the course delivers a range of required skills by today’s employer (for example, presentation and communications skills).
  • The Course earns you credit towards professional qualifications such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

You’ll learn how to apply advanced accounting and finance knowledge, how to simplify and communicate complex financial information and apply advanced analytical skills in the context of global firms and markets. You will also learn how to effectively plan and control financial resources while implementing ethically oriented decision-making processes.

The course includes a number of distinctive modules in which you will examine, the underlying principles that lead to accounting conventions and the financial management of multinational corporations in a global environment. The research-based dissertation allows you to further your knowledge in an area of interest which supports your career ambitions or explore an area in which you would like to extend your research further at PhD level.

This programme will give you a solid foundation in accounting and finance, including an intensive study of the core disciplines of accounting and finance, traditional and contemporary theoretical aspects of accounting and finance and an individual dissertation.

Information for international students

Evidence of satisfactory English language skills for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above (which should include a minimum score of 5.5 for the writing and listening modules).

Fees and funding

See: Postgraduate funding @ Staffordshire University

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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