Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
Aston University · Aston Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) or an equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University.

As an alternative:

Students with accounting background (academic or work experience), please consider the MSc International Accounting and Finance course.

Applicants with extensive work experience:

We recognise the value of extensive professional experience. If you do not have the academic qualifications, but have extensive and relevant professional experience and a proven ability to succeed, we would welcome your application.

Months of entry

September

Course content

With a strong demand for accounting and financial skills in the job market, our MSc Accounting and Finance can set you up for a rewarding career.

This fast-paced masters programme will bring you up to speed with the fundamentals of accountancy and business finance. You’ll develop an advanced understanding and learn the practical skills needed for graduate roles in the financial sector.

Given our exceptional reputation for student satisfaction and teaching quality, this course offers you the opportunity for a rewarding study experience and will certainly boost your career prospects.

This course will set you up for a rewarding career in the financial sector. Recent graduates have gone on to secure graduate jobs as well as management-trainee positions at leading international firms. Employers of our recent graduates include all of the big-four accounting firms; KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as financial institutions, such as Deutsche Bank and UBS Bank.

We’ve been recognised by our students and industry bodies for teaching excellence. The UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) presented us with its highest award – a Gold Award, for consistently outstanding outcomes.

Whatever your career ambitions, we can help you realise them.

Our MSc in Accounting and Finance is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Successful completion of this course leads to exemptions from these professional accounting bodies. You will still need to secure professional training and complete further exams in order to become fully qualified in accountancy, but these exemptions demonstrate to future employers your commitment and potential to complete sector qualifications.

You can choose to study this course as part of our double degree programme.

Information for international students

Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Find out more about our scholarships here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3200