University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Accounting and Finance

The programme consists of taught modules, research methods and a supervised dissertation. Students can also enrol to take ACCA or CIMA professional modules at a reduced rate. Students have opportunities to engage with analysis and evaluation of many of the accounting issues present in modern business. On completion, students are conversant with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and are able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues faced in day-to-day operations. Our online learning programmes are flexible and designed so that students can balance study with their commitments at work and home. The programme structure and learning materials enable students to study at their own convenience and develop their own study schedule while offering opportunities for students to engage with peers.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a recognised 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a related discipline; students who hold professional qualifications may be eligible to enter this course; professional qualifications considered would include ACA, AIA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, IFA, IFS, ACII etc if they are obtained by examination.

Course modules

Modules: financial and business strategy; corporate reporting; global financial strategy; strategic audit; social responsibility and governance; dissertation and research methods; investment analysis and dissertation and research methods.

Assessment methods

The course has a mixture of assessment involving essays, reports and examinations, plus a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 7,650 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Distance learning £ 7,650 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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