Extended Essay

Students choose an area of individual interest in the areas of accounting and finance to study and, based on their choice, are allocated to an appropriate academic member of staff who will supervise the production of an extended essay of between 4,000 and 7,000 words.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  • Identify suitable research topics given the essay's constraints
  • Collect, organise and critically evaluate data
  • Identify and understand appropriate texts and readings
  • Organise and present findings in an appropriate academic style.


4,000-7,000 word extended essay handed in towards the end of the second semester