Taught course

International Accounting and Finance

University of East London · Royal Docks Business School - RDBS

Entry requirements

For admission to the programme, applicants normally need to have: An undergraduate honours degree from a recognised/accredited university with a minimum 2.2 classification or equivalent, in relevant disciplines such as Finance, Accounting, or closely related disciplines which demonstrates an appropriate underpinning in accounting and finance. Or, Successfully completed the examinations of a UK professional accountancy body such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Accounting and Finance is a specialist programme which aims to provide professionally qualified accountants with a fast-track programme that is tailor-made to complement their studies, and enables them to obtain a Masters qualification in a flexible and timely manner. You will have to successfully complete two taught 30 credit modules and a dissertation. The two taught modules can be taken in one semester, followed by the dissertation in the following semester or over the summer, which means that you can finish the programme in 6 months.

In summary the programme provides you with:

  • In-depth knowledge and skills in a specialised accounting/finance area of your choice
  • Expertise in accessing relevant financial information and data sources
  • The ability to apply econometrics techniques
  • The acquisition of research skills in the context of undertaking appropriate research leading to a Dissertation
  • A qualification which will enhance your career development
  • Preparation for further research at a PhD level

The programme is suitable for you if you would like to enhance your career prospects by acquiring further expertise in the accounting and finance field and demonstrating your ability to carry out research which will have applicability in the workplace.

Information for international students

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and speaking and a minimum of 5.5 in reading and listening).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
16 months
full time
8 months


part time
8 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
+44 (0) 208 223 3333
+44 (0) 208 223 2978