Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Business Management

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a UK Honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in financial management, actuarial studies, economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, accountancy, or an accountancy or finance related subject. Applicants with a professional qualification who are employed in accountancy or finance may also be considered. Holders of FINAL professional examinations of an International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) recognised body are eligible to apply for the fast track route. Applicants with a professional qualification or who are employed in accountancy or finance may be considered. The University's flexible entry policy considers credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Accounting and Finance combines current business needs with the latest academic thinking, theories and practice, ensuring that you have the cutting-edge skills required for a successful career in the accountancy and finance sector.

The course is designed for students who wish to pursue careers as professional accountants, as well as those who wish develop a greater understanding of the complexity of accountancy processes to enhance their career prospects in a wider managerial role.

Information for international students

IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no element less than 5.5) or equivalent. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions are made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
Flexible months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0141 331 8630