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Course summary

Course overview This MSc Accounting course supports the development of your professional career in business, accounting and financial management, and is aligned to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations. Successful completion of the course will enhance your understanding of financial management and reporting, performance management, risk and corporate governance. Students will develop an understanding of a range of research methods and analytical techniques through an introduction to research methods. The final project module develops your critical and investigative skills to help you meet your professional interests and career goals. This may take the form of a dissertation, a work-based case study or a new business development proposal. Why study this course with us? The location of Chester Business School provides a unique opportunity to add value to this course by providing expert masterclasses from local, top-ranking companies such as Bank of America, M&S Bank, Airbus, Bentley Motors. You will be welcomed by highly- experienced academics and have the opportunity to create a network of like-minded peers. In addition, the final project offers students the choice of modules to directly influence their professional interests and career goals. Learning The course explores financial management and reporting, as well as wider management topics such as strategic leadership, risk management, corporate governance and ethics. Teaching methods The course will be delivered at Queen’s Park. Delivery will be blended between classroom and online provision. Contact time is expected to be six hours per week with the tutor, plus additional self-study time. Assessment Assessment will be 100% coursework. Work based learning ACCA students studying for the strategic professional level examinations can enrol on individual modules.

Modules

Please see our website for the most up to date module information: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/accounting

Assessment method

Assessment will be 100% coursework.


Entry requirements

Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above. Or the applicant should be Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) registered and have completed or be exempt from the ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills level examinations.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see our website for current fee information https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2022-23
Accounting at University of Chester - UCAS