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.
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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.
This programme carries exemptions from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).
Programme StructureYou 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications from individuals resident in Mainland China must be received by 15 January.
DisciplinesFinance Accounting Auditing View 270 other Masters in Accounting in United Kingdom
- 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).
International31000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.