Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Accounting and Financial Management

This programme provides advanced study of accounting and financial management. It enables professionally qualified accountants to take stock of what they have learnt, and helps graduates extend their academic training. You will gain the theoretical framework and skills needed to cope with the increasingly complex and global nature of the field. Many MSc graduates have progressed to senior positions in the accounting profession and industry, including investment banking. Others are now faculty members in universities in the UK and throughout the world.

Entry requirements

A degree, or its equivalent, in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced corporate finance; advanced investment management; advanced management accounting; corporate governance; financial reporting for complex entities; financial statement analysis; foundations of finance; principles of financial reporting; professional ethics: Standards in accounting and finance practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 15,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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01524 510733