University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Accounting and Finance

This is a specialist course designed to further your existing knowledge of accounting and finance. It builds on the theory and application of accounting and finance principles and is designed to enable you to become a financial specialist in any business setting, or to pursue further postgraduate study. Those with financial acumen have a key role to play in organisations. This course offers you the opportunity to enrich and broaden your understanding and appreciation of important topics within accounting and finance while engaging in current debate on the topics. This course includes lectures as well as the opportunity to interact and share your views in smaller groups. Compulsory modules in key areas of accounting have a key focus on quantitative research methods, while a number of optional modules are available so that you can tailor the degree to suit your individual interests and career aspirations.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element or PTE (Academic) 62 (minimum 55 in the communicative skills elements). We will consider applications from graduates with a degree in a relevant subject area such as business studies, accounting and finance or economics.

Course modules

The course consists of 6 compulsory modules spread across 2 semesters and a summer dissertation. In semester 1, there are 4 compulsory modules: corporate financial strategy; current issues in accounting; introduction to research methods; and further quantitative research methods. These provide a basis for further specialisation in semester 2. In semester 2, students take 2 compulsory modules: financial security valuation and financial statement analysis. 2 more optional modules allow students to tailor their degree to suit their individual interests and career aspirations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

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0115 846 6603