University of Essex

Degree level: Postgraduate

Accounting (Taught)

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Course summary

Accounting is the measurement and processing of financial and non-financial data within an organisation. At Essex, we encourage you to challenge the perception of accounting within shifting global markets. MSc Accounting is our flagship Masters degree of our accounting disciplines at Essex Business School. Accounting at Essex goes well beyond the preparation of financial statements. We teach you to be accountable, act ethically and make financial decisions that positively impact both organisations and society. This course will advance your knowledge of accounting in both depth and scope. You will master core areas of accounting, such as:

  • management accounting
  • financial reporting
  • corporate governance
  • reporting and analysis
We take a critical view of both financial reporting and management accounting, so that you can be perfectly placed to lead financial decision-making in your chosen industry. You work with students and staff from across the globe, preparing you to work in international markets. MSc Accounting aims to inspire a business-minded and socially driven Essex accounting graduate. At Essex Business School we champion ethical management and sustainable business. We believe accounting information is the foundation for successful decision-making and further develop your practical accounting skills and theoretical knowledge so you can make a positive impact in the workplace.

Course details


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course can be found on the University of Essex website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13030 Year 1
Northern Ireland £13030 Year 1
Scotland £13030 Year 1
Wales £13030 Year 1
Channel Islands £13030 Year 1
EU £20350 Year 1
International £20350 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees displayed are for 2022-23 entry. Fees for part-time courses are calculated pro-rata to the relevant full-time fee. Tuition fees may be subject to annual increases in each year of study in line with inflation.
Accounting at University of Essex - UCAS