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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.

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 23,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Business School DH1 3LB North East

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