University of Chester - Accounting MSc

University of Chester

Accounting MSc

This MSc Accounting course supports the development of your professional career in business, accounting and financial management.

This course 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,

Entry Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above.  



    6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

  • PTE 

    65 overall (Min. 59 in each sub-skill)

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Accounting MSc

  • Corporate Controller. Corporate controllers manage their organization's financial and accounting operations, such as billing, accounts, and budgeting.
  • Senior Accountant.
  • Accounting Manager.
  • Senior Financial Analyst.
  • Senior Auditor.
  • Tax Accountant.
  • Finance Manager.

Course Details

The course's curriculum includes financial management, reporting, strategic leadership, risk management, corporate governance, and ethics. Modules and programme structures are subject to change due to curriculum enhancements, staff changes, student numbers, technology improvements, placement changes, and regulatory requirements.


Management Research Methods (Compulsory)
Strategic Business Leader (Compulsory)
Strategic Business Reporting (Compulsory)
Advanced Financial Management (Optional)
Advanced Performance Management (Optional)
Advanced Taxation (Optional)
Case Study in Context (Optional)
Management Research Project (Optional)
New Business Development Proposal (Optional)

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