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What will I learn?

Looking to get ahead in the financial sector? Our MSc will keep you up-to-date with contemporary accounting and finance skills, and firm up your understanding of traditional methods too – equipping you for the best chance of success in the competitive world of finance and accounting.

Our MSc has been designed to build and improve your knowledge in the field of accounting and finance. You'll cover both the core disciplines and traditional and contemporary theory, giving you a springboard of skills to launch yourself into the financial sector.

Including many distinctive modules, this course will teach you how to apply accounting and finance knowledge in a working environment. It will give you vital experience in how to communicate complex information and use advanced analytical skills in your future career.

What’s more, upon completion of the course, you’ll be eligible to take the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Master’s gateway route, which will allow you to progress straight to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Accounting and Finance.

Careers

After completing the course, you’ll be equipped to take on a variety of positions in the field of Accounting and finance, including:

  • Financial and risk analysis
  • Business analysis
  • Budget control and analysis
  • Foreign exchange
  • Risk analysis
  • Financial Controller

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you will be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.

Which department am I in?

Staffordshire Business School

Study options

Full Time (13 months)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (14,51,451) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

College Road,

Stoke on Trent,

Stoke-on-Trent,

ST4 2DE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Courses requiring a 2:1 degree: A Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA 3.3 out of 4.0, Courses requiring a 2:2 degree: A Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA 2.7 out of 4.0. IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component or an equivalent approved qualification.

For international students

You will usually have achieved a 2:2 in an accounting or business related subject with evidence of successful attainment of financial and accounting modules. Alternatively you may have professional qualifications and/or experience. The University asks for a minimum of IELTS 6.0. with 5.5 in all bands or an alternative recognised by UKVI.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University won a ‘Silver’ award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its excellent standards of teaching.

  • Home to award winning student experience
  • Invested over GBP 30m on campus facilities
  • 95.6% employed or in further study on graduation
  • Among top 50 universities in the UK