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M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting

Durham University

12 months
Duration
31000 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
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About

The innovative MSc Accounting programme sits within the portfolio of Masters programmes from Durham University. 

Overview

A one-year full-time Accounting programme from Durham University, it provides an opportunity for you to develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of accounting as well as the critical thinking skills so valued by employers. 

The MSc in Accounting covers key accounting topics including financial statements and their preparation and analysis, the practical limitations of financial reporting, contemporary and evolving practice in financial and non-financial accounting and reporting, management information for decision-making, and the practice and concepts of auditing. 

This is an ideal programme to choose if you’re looking to pursue a career in accountancy. The programme is intended for graduates in any subject or discipline; no previous study in accounting is necessary. Accounting undergraduate students, or students who have completed a professional accounting qualification may find some content of this programme overlaps with their prior learning.

Key to your career

Whatever your specialist interests, you’ll find our careers team is one of the most useful resources to support you on your way to your target career. Now more than ever, it’s the skills you’re able to demonstrate in addition to your academic abilities that will make you shine in a fiercely competitive jobs market.

Accreditation

This programme carries exemptions from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).

Programme Structure

You will study the below core modules:
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Planning and Control
  • Modern Accounting Research
  • Research Methods in Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications from individuals resident in Mainland China must be received by 15 January. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The equivalent of a UK first or upper second class honours degree. 
  • Official transcript of marks
  • Copy of degree certificate (if available)
  • Copy of English test results (if available).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time Fees

  • EU students: £31,000  per year
  • Island students students: £14,500 per year

Living costs for Durham

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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