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Entry requirements

Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above.

Or the applicant should be Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) registered and have completed or be exempt from the ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills level examinations.

Months of entry

February, May

Course content

This MSc Accounting course supports the development of your professional career in business, accounting and financial management.

Course overview

This course is aligned to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations.

Successful completion of the course will enhance your understanding of financial management and reporting, performance management, risk and corporate governance.

Students will develop an understanding of a range of research methods and analytical techniques through an introduction to research methods.

The final project module develops your critical and investigative skills to help you meet your professional interests and career goals. This may take the form of a dissertation, a work-based case study or a new business development proposal.

Why study this course with us?

The location of Chester Business School provides a unique opportunity to add value to this course by providing expert masterclasses from local, top-ranking companies such as Bank of America, M&S Bank, Airbus, Bentley Motors.

You will be welcomed by highly- experienced academics and have the opportunity to create a network of like-minded peers.

In addition, the final project offers students the choice of modules to directly influence their professional interests and career goals.

Learning

The course explores financial management and reporting, as well as wider management topics such as strategic leadership, risk management, corporate governance and ethics.

Teaching methods

The course will be delivered at Queen’s Park.

Delivery will be blended between classroom and online provision.

Contact time is expected to be six hours per week with the tutor, plus additional self-study time.

Assessment

Assessment will be 100% coursework.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees
International students
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Chester Business School
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk