12 months
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20350 GBP/year
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About

The Accounting course offered by the University of Essex is designed for those wishing to follow a career in research and/or academia there is a strong research focus in this degree, although there are some taught elements which will support your knowledge of the research field. An MRes is the ideal first step if you hope to progress to doctoral studies, such as PhD.

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Overview

Accounting refers to a wide range of topics within a vast research field which covers themes including: management accounting, reporting and analysis and accountable accounting. You will explore qualitative and quantitative methods of research specifically designed to reflect the field of accounting.

You deepen your thinking about accounting and develop a broader understanding of the changing roles and perception of accounting within an ever-changing social context.

Accounting course offered by the University of Essex explores research and accounting theory issues, such as:

  • research skills, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • theoretical stances underpinning different approaches to research
  • how to design a research proposal, including construction of research questions and/or hypotheses
  • launching and managing a research project, including data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • corporate reporting and analysis
  • management accounting

Your future

Our courses are designed to foster the business leaders of the future who, through creativity, innovation and ethical awareness, can meet the many challenges that the international business world continues to present. 90% of University of Essex’s postgraduate graduates are in employment or further study

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Evaluation
  • Research Methods in Accounting

  • Philosophies of Research and Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
  • Issues in Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a good 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in accounting or related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee £6,515

  • International fee £10,175

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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