Online degree MSc Finance and Accounting

MSc Finance and Accounting online degree

Full or part-time distance learning degree

Every industry needs sharp minds to analyse financial data and guide financial decisions. If you dream of a rewarding career in financial analysis and accountancy, our MSc Finance and Accounting course will provide you with the comprehensive skills to navigate today’s complex economic landscape.

From corporate finance and risk management to forensic accounting and auditing, you'll explore the principles of finance inside and out, with the option to develop further expertise in artificial intelligence and innovation in fintech, ensuring you are ready for what's next in finance.

Studying online with us means flexibility and freedom to achieve success on your schedule. Our digital learning platform and dedicated support ensure you're never alone in your journey. Join our global community of academics, experts and aspiring finance professionals, and take the next step towards achieving your career goals.

Online programme schedule

Your online degree at a glance


  • Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:

  • Apply now for any date.

Tuition fees and funding:

  • Total course cost is £9,750 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).

  • For UK students: you might be eligible for an LIBF Scholarship of £1,200 reduction in study fees and you can apply for a non-means-tested government master's loan.

Entry requirements:

  • 2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.

  • English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Fees for MSc Finance and Accounting online – full and part-time

Complete your degree at your own pace and fit your studies around your professional and personal life.  

For UK students, the total fees will be the same – whether you choose to study full or part time – and there are no fees for the application process

Student loans

You may be eligible for a government master's loan.

LIBF Scholarship

As an LIBF student, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for an LIBF Scholarship. The LIBF Scholarship is an award of £1,200 towards your tuition fees, spread over the duration of your course and reducing your total fees. You are eligible to apply if your household income is less than £3,500 per month.

Fee reductions

You can get up to 5%* off your total fees if you pay in advance (*reduction depends on study duration). To explore all funding options for your MSc Finance and Accounting degree, check out our UK fees and funding page or international fees and funding page.

The prices shown below do not include any scholarships.

Online degree
Full time
Duration 12 months
Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


 in total

You'll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option one
Duration 18 months
Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


 a year

You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option two
Duration 24 months
Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


 a year

You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

Shape your future with LIBF online courses

Flexible learning: your life, your pace

Choose when and where to study, full-time or part-time, with your progress fully supported by our tutors. Learning never has to feel rushed or delayed – it's your journey on your schedule.

Over 140 years of expertise

Upgrade your expertise with the skills of the future. Benefit from our long heritage of education in business, management, and technology combined with the latest digital advancements.

Innovative personalised learning

Learn on your own terms. Gain the skills you need to reach your full potential with support from personal tutors and study coaches, backed up by an always-on AI study assistant: Syntea.

Rewarding your ambition

Distance learning is an affordable, tailored option that fits your lifestyle, with fee reductions available. Fees for online degrees can also be spread over the length of your chosen course.

Entry requirements for MSc Finance and Accounting online

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact us for advice. 

Typical offer

English language requirements

Free iPad to support your studies

If you’re based in the UK, we’ll provide you with a complimentary iPad for your studies. It will contain everything you need to get started and you can use it throughout your course. When you graduate, it will be our gift to you.

We’re sorry we can’t make this gift available to international students studying online right now.

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MSc Finance and Accounting course details

Our online MSc Finance and Accounting degree offers you an in-depth understanding of the world of finance and accounting. Develop your expertise in international financial accounting, corporate finance and risk management, and advanced research methods, equipping yourself with the skills to interpret financial information, predict and manage risks, and drive financial strategies.

By completing our course, you’ll be well-equipped to make strategic financial decisions that drive business success.

This online postgraduate degree course includes the following modules:

Contact us about our online degrees

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Career opportunities: MSc Finance and Accounting online degree

By immersing yourself in our online MSc Finance and Accounting course, you’ll prepare yourself for progress in a wide range of roles in the startup and corporate worlds. Your enhanced understanding of advanced accounting practices, financial risk management, and ethical financial decision-making will make you a trusted advisor in any business environment.

Corporate accountant

Ready to turn your expertise into action? As a corporate accountant, you're the financial backbone of an organisation. You'll be responsible for financial records, conducting audits, and providing clear, accurate financial advice to help shape critical business decisions. Your proficiency in interpreting complex financial data and your inherent attention to detail will enable you to provide insightful financial reports – a vital component of strategic planning.

Financial analyst

As a financial analyst, you'll interpret financial information to influence business decisions, offer investment insights, and spot trends and opportunities to boost overall performance. Your analytical skills and knack for turning financial data into strategic advantage will make you an invaluable asset to any organisation.

Finance manager

The comprehensive understanding of financial concepts and accounting processes you gain through this online degree prepares you for a role as a finance manager. You'll lead financial forecasting and budgeting processes and help guide executive choices for business growth. The ability to interpret complex financial data to non-financial colleagues is a crucial aspect of this rewarding role.

Advance your career with a MSc Finance and Accounting online degree

As a graduate of this online MSc Finance and Accounting degree, you'll have exciting career opportunities, often working in multidisciplinary teams with professionals from diverse backgrounds such as our online MSc International Management degree or our online MBA course.

LIBF has been great. Tutor support is amazing and don’t even get me started on the study materials. 11/10, couldn’t have asked for a better experience. You can tell the tutors and student support, etc, really want you to succeed. Really couldn’t have wished for a better experience, I’ve had my expectations blown out of the water. LIBF is the way to go!
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Rachel D

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Why study MSc Finance and Accounting online?