Durham University

Durham University

Accounting

This course provides an opportunity for you to develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of accounting as well as the critical thinking skills so valued by employers. The course covers key accounting topics including financial statements and their preparation, the practical limitations of financial reporting, and the regulatory framework and its complexities.

Entry requirements

The equivalent of a UK 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 6.0 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Accounting theory; auditing and assurance services; contemporary issues in accounting and taxation; corporate governance; corporate reporting; financial planning and control; financial statement analysis; research methods and methodology in accounting.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include 12,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 21,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Campus, Stockton Stockton TS17 6BH North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0191 334 5439