University of Liverpool in London

University of Liverpool in London

International Accounting

This master's degree programme, with the prestige of coming from a Russell Group university, is a thorough study of advanced accounting, linking both the academic and professional worlds.

Offering the opportunity to become fully ACCA exam qualified (if entering the programme with ACCA F1-F9 passes/ exemptions), the programme will enhance your employability, with specialist coverage of a range of topic areas as well as a professional qualification. Being located in the heart of the city of London, our campus is the perfect place to begin your career in Accounting as you will have the opportunity to engage with professional networks and industry.

Core areas ranging from advanced financial reporting to financial management, business strategy, governance, risk, assurance, taxation and ethics are included in the programme, while preparing you for your dissertation with the Research and Business Skills module focussing on real-world data. The innovative Strategic Business Leader module takes a case study approach to develop the skills necessary to become a business leader.

Optional modules in Semester 2 allow you to focus your studies on your areas of interest including financial management, performance management, audit and assurance and taxation, all at an advanced level.

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have the equivalent of a UK honours degree, at 2.1 level or better in Accounting or a degree that includes a significant accounting component.

Applicants with relevant work experience or who are qualified or part-qualified with a recognised professional accounting body will also be considered.

Entry to the programme is guarenteed for students that can demonstrate ACCA F1-F9 passes or registered exemptions, and meet the university language requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS – 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component).

Course modules

  • Strategic Business Reporting (Semester 1)
  • Strategic Business Leader (Semester 1)
  • Research and business skills (Semester 2) *
  • Advanced Financial Management (Semester 2) *
  • Advanced Performance Management (Semester 2) *
  • Advanced Taxation (Semester 2) *
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance (Semester 2) *
  • Dissertation (Summer)

* Within Semester 2, all students take the 'Research and business skills' module (20 credits) and then choose 2 other modules (2 x 20 credits).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 13,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 £ 21,000 per Whole course (International) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Liverpool in London London EC2A 1AG London

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