Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.


  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Our MSc Accounting and Finance course provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing a high level career in finance across all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

If you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course can provide a contextual understanding of how accounting and finance operates within the business environment. You will examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions.

This course has an Industry Placement Option.

Course Details

The MSc Accounting and Finance course is designed to enhance your intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. This course addresses many of the current accounting issues present in business and how they relate to wider social, technical and economic challenges. You will also have the opportunity to study a specialist interest of your choice.

On completion of the course, you will be familiar with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and will be able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues that are faced in day-to-day operations. This will provide you with an excellent framework for pursuing further study, or enhancing your business prospects.

What is MSc Accounting and Finance?

This Accounting and Finance postgraduate course is an ideal choice for applicants seeking to further their career prospects in the financial field across a variety of different organisations and sectors. With an excellent reputation, an MSc Accounting and Finance degree explores key areas in finance and accounting through practical applications and academic research.

Applicants will be expected to have an academic background in this area of study prior to admission and can choose to specialise in a specific area or take a more balanced approach to the areas of accounting and finance.

What can I do with a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance?

Our graduates have gone on to pursue a number of high level finance and accounting careers following completion of this course. Career prospects include, but are not limited to;

  • Chartered certified/management/public finance accountant
  • Forensic accountant
  • External auditor
  • Management consultant
  • Tax advisor

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    64th out of 105 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    89 40%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



Suggested courses

University of Lincoln

PhD Accounting

University of Lincoln

Accounting & Finance league table

University of Bolton

Accountancy and Financial Management MSc

University of Bolton

University league table


Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...



Thanks for your feedback!