Accounting and Finance, M.Sc. | Queen's University Belfast | Belfast, United Kingdom
12 months
23150 GBP/year
8360 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Accounting and Finance programme at Queen's University Belfast provides students with an understanding of both the theoretical framework and practical skills necessary to work in the global financial environment. 

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Do you want to be able to speak “the language of business” and understand financial decision making and financial institutions? Do you want to be taught and supervised by leading academics whilst gaining exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional examinations?

Accounting is the process of summarising, analysing and reporting financial transactions to permit informed judgements and decisions by users of the information.

Finance looks at how company managers and investors make financial decisions, how they manage their risk and how financial markets function.

Professional Accreditations

  • The Accounting and Finance programme at Queen's University Belfast is accredited by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the global body for professional accountants. The programme is also part of the CIMA accelerated route, which will allow students to enter via the CIMA master’s gateway route.
  • Students have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and academics who regularly deliver guest lectures/talks in the Management School.

Programme Structure

  • The programme offers the opportunity to pursue appropriately advanced studies in both accounting and finance, equipping the students for careers in financial institutions, management consulting, and industry or government bodies. 
  • The modules included in the programme aim to develop capacities of critical assessment of literature and methods, and the ability to communicate, orally and in writing, on topics in accounting and finance. 
  • They provide a stimulating suite of learning activities that introduce students to contemporary theories and practice. 
  • The contents provided during the programme will also be useful to those who wish to pursue PhD studies in accounting and finance.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in Accounting and/or Finance or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. 
  • Exceptional applicants with degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, Management, Economics, Business or Law may be considered. Such applicants must have sufficient relevant knowledge of Accounting/Finance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) - £8360
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) - £8360
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) - £8360
  • EU Other - £23150
  • International - £23150

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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