Accounting and Finance at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Do you aspire to be the brains behind the money management of major organisations? Our MSc Accounting and Finance can put you on the fast-track; you'll graduate with up to 7 exemptions from the 13 papers required to become a qualified accountant. This course is designed for graduates of any subject. Many of our students have studied business before, but we also have students from history, music and even Japanese studies. You'll learn how accounting and finance teams fit into a small, medium or large organization and utilize your soft skills in problem solving, teamwork, and communication to have a rigorous and professional approach to managing important financial data. Our teaching team have worked in industry and academia – they’ve written textbooks, but they’ve also worked for international companies like Unilever. You can join us for virtual and physical study and listen to guest lecturers from businesses like Harley-Davidson. Also you can get involved in Business Challenge Week where cross-faculty student teams work with local companies to address real-world business challenges.


  • three compulsory taught modules
  • one or two elective modules
- a research project.

Assessment method

Assessment will include a range of activities including examination, case study, reports, presentations and group projects.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

How to apply

International applicants

If English is not your first language you will need to have the following level of English language competency: - minimum 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing and 5.5 in listening and speaking). - if you have completed your undergraduate degree in the UK (at least one full year of study) you will automatically meet our English language requirements. Please also see the University's standard English language requirements.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a good degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development. This course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development ​​Entry will also be subject to two satisfactory references (one of these must be an academic reference). Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11350 Year 1
Scotland £11350 Year 1
Wales £11350 Year 1
Channel Islands £11350 Year 1
EU £17650 Year 1
International £17650 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Accounting and Finance at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS