Taught course

Accounting and Finance

University of Derby · Derby Business School

Entry requirements

For the MSc you will usually need: A good honours degree with an accounting background If English is not your first language, you will also need IELTS 6.5 To take advantage of the dual learning offered by the MSc programme you will need: A good honours degree in Accounting which provides exemptions from the first 9 ACCA papers or passed ACCA F1-F9. To be registered with ACCA - this will be the student's own responsibility. If English is not your first language, you will also need IELTS 6.5.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

  • This challenging and intellectually stimulating programme will provide you with an exciting combination of both technical and strategic learning
  • In addition to developing your financial techniques and knowledge to an impressive professional level, you’ll also nurture key skills such as critical thinking, communication, team/group work, leading, reflecting, managing and organisation
  • By completing this degree you will be able to apply for module exemptions from CPA Australia professional qualifications
  • We are an accredited ACCA and CIMA study centre, and our staff are all professionally qualified with industry, as well as academic, experience. In addition to teaching on degree programmes, they have also taught on ACCA and CIMA courses so can help prepare you for the external ACCA professional papers as well as your MSc
  • This programme is well suited to you, if you’re seeking to enhance your financial skills and looking to accumulate key employability skills, with the additional benefit of individual personal development
  • The MSc also offers you the opportunity to undertake a short to medium term finance internship, so that you can benefit from relevant work experience whilst you are studying for your master’s degree
  • Accounting at Derby is recognised as being one of the best courses in the UK. In the Guardian League Table 2016, Accounting and Finance is ranked in the top four of all Midlands universities, and 17th nationally.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Derby Business School
01332 591896