Queen's University Belfast

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Queen’s University Belfast

Accounting and Finance (Taught)

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Course summary

Do you want to be able to speak “the language of business” and understand financial decision making and financial institutions? Do you want to be taught and supervised by leading academics whilst gaining exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional examinations? If the answer is yes, the MSc in Accounting and Finance in Queen’s Business School is the programme of choice for you. The programme provides students with an understanding of both the theoretical framework and practical skills necessary to work in a global financial environment. A range of modules covering financial reporting, finance, management accounting and performance management, research skills and business technologies/analytics will give you the technical skills for the contemporary workplace.


For more information please see http://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-taught/accounting-finance-msc

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

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years. International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: www.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in Accounting and/or Finance or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Exceptional applicants with degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, Management, Economics, Business or Law may be considered. Such applicants must have sufficient relevant knowledge of Accounting/Finance. To demonstrate preparedness for MSc degree-level study, applicants must have achieved the degree/qualifications used to meet the entry requirements within five academic years prior to the year of entry.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For tuition fee information relating to this course please see the University's Postgraduate Tuition Fee website - http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees.

Sponsorship information

For more information on funding and scholarships for Postgraduate study, please see http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/FundingandScholarships/

Accounting and Finance at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS