Entry requirements

All applicants must hold at least a good Second-Class Honours degree (2.1 or 2.2) or overseas equivalent in accounting and/or finance, economics or other business-related subject areas or in an alternative quantitative subject. Students applying with a 2.1 and higher degree or overseas equivalent will be automatically considered for a scholarship subject to continual good performance throughout the year.

Months of entry


Course content

Keele Management School's MSc Accounting and Financial Management will enable you to develop your understanding of the key principles in Accounting and Financial Management. You will develop the skills and knowledge required for a wide range of careers in the accounting and/or financial management sectors including global banking or working in financial institutions, multinational firms and public organisations. It will also provide you with a sound foundation for an academic career in Accounting and Financial Management.

The programme delivers a rigorous examination of core accounting and financial management theories combined with a wide range of their practical applications globally. You will learn to work confidently with both numerical and qualitative accounting and financial management issues and work on actual case studies. A special feature of this programme is that you will have access to professional data sources such as the Bloomberg Professional Services Platform and DataStream. You will also have the opportunity to undertake an applied company research project in place of a dissertation to gain some real world experience of applying your learning.

Information for international students

All of our programmes ask for an undergraduate degree of 2:2 or above (or equivalent) and an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Akrum Helfaya
+44 (0)1782 733432