Taught course

Accounting and Finance

University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a business-related subject, which should ideally include some study of accounting and finance. Other applications, for example, applicants with business experience, will be considered at the Course Leader’s discretion.

Months of entry


Course content

The Accounting & Finance MA programme offers you the opportunity to gain the essential knowledge and skills in the area of Accounting, Finance and Financial Management through a structured and focused programme of academic studies. The Accounting & Finance MA programme also enables you to develop a professional accountancy career and join CIMA through the accelerated 'gateway' route.

The accelerated 'gateway'™ route involves sitting an external CIMA 'Gateway Examination'. Passing this one, three hour examination allows you to claim 11 exemptions from CIMA's fundamentals, operational and management level papers, and you will be awarded the CIMA 'Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting'. The content of the MA in Accounting and Finance programme prepares you to sit this examination during the course.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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