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MSc Accounting and Finance

Designed for professionals who are looking for a different style of degree study, Arden University’s MSc Accounting and Finance course is an innovative exploration into real world business, and enriched by contemporary debate and trends in accounting and finance.

Quick Facts

Part-time Duration: 1 to 3 years
Starting in: January, April
Tuition Fee: £9,500 (UK), £10,550 (International)
Location: Online

The MSC Accounting and Finance course offered fully online by Arden University supports your career progression in today’s fintech sector and develops your skills in digital analysis and data handling. You will source, examine, and analyse live data sets from real world business cases and then apply contemporary accounting and finance principles to develop your own solutions to the strategic challenges.

The course also explores technologies such as blockchain, fintech services, cloud computing, and distributed ledgers, helping you refine your skills and prepare for careers in a wide range of accounting and finance roles. You’ll have the opportunity to evaluate the impact that accounting and finance has on strategic planning, preparing to contribute to large strategic projects such as mergers and acquisitions, pricing, capital expenditure, and investment.

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Career Opportunities

This online MSc Accounting and Finance will equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of rewarding careers, such as:

  • Asset Manager​
  • Inventory Management​
  • Business Planner​
  • Business Manager​
  • Technology Analyst​
  • Data Analyst​
  • Financial Analyst​
  • Blockchain Designer​
  • Careers in Fintech​


This master’s degree is awarded by Arden University, a UK institution who has served over 50,000 students from across the globe. Arden’s courses are all designed with student success in mind and a strong focus on career-ready skills. The learning material is created with guidance and insights from industry experts, so the course itself reflects the real-life work environment and scenarios you’ll encounter after graduating.


As an institution that believes in making higher education more accessible, Arden University has recently introduced a Scholarship programme for international students studying with us online.

Designed for ambitious international students like you, these scholarships allow you to benefit from significant reductions in your tuition fees.

Am I eligible to apply?

In order to receive one of Arden’s international scholarships, you’ll need to be:

  • Applying from an eligible country, either as a citizen or permanent resident of the region.
  • Applying for one of our eligible online programmes.

Programme Content

Core modules (20 credits each)

  • Managing Within a Competitive Environment
  • Analysing Business and Financial Performance
  • Analysing Financial Statements
  • Accountability, Governance and Assurance
  • Global Issues in Taxation and Fiscal policy
  • Managing Strategic Finance and Risk

Final project (60 credits)

  • Financial Management Project

Programme Delivery

This course is delivered 100% online, which means you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, you can simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also speak and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email.


My goal is to be the leader of my country, St. Kitts and Nevis. I feel like I want to make an impact in terms of social and economical change. Studying accounting and finance online with Arden is a big step towards that for me.

Garrick // BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance