Taught course

Accounting and Management

Queen Mary, University of London · Business Management

Entry requirements

A good upper second class honours degree or equivalent in any subject. For non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 overall with 6.0 in writing component.or equivalent is required.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will provide you with a critical understanding of how accounting informs the management of resources in the corporate and non-corporate spheres. It will provide you with innovative analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as other practical skills for employability.
The programme offers specialised, practical and theoretical education in the area of accounting and the management of resources. It is a programme with contemporary relevance and is designed for students who are interested in a senior career in the corporate and non-corporate spheres. The programme will also equip you with a theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and its role in recording, influencing and modifying the management of organisation resources in a complex financialised world. The Accounting and Management MSc will provide you with an innovative framework for critical investigation. It locates the management of resources within accounting and business models.
This programme is supported by academics who are undertaking relevant policy research, as well as informing research into the areas of business models, corporate financial reporting and sustainability. Lectures and seminars are also supported by practitioner inputs and webinars which will enhance your learning experience. This is a postgraduate programme that will build on your understanding of the management and stewardship of resources across the corporate, public and voluntary sectors.

Students on the Accounting and Management MSc have the opportunity to take the strategic level gateway entry case study to the CIMA professional qualifications. This would normally be in the second semester. The Masters Gateway is an accelerated route to the CIMA professional qualification and the globally recognised CGMA designation. A fee is applicable and is paid directly to CIMA.

The Accounting and Management MSc is currently available for one year full-time study. There are four taught modules per semester, followed by examinations and a dissertation.

Compulsory modules

Accounting and Value Management

Accounting for Business Models

Corporate Reporting

Management Control

International Business Analysis

Research Methods for Business and Management


Behavioural Finance and Decision Making

Contemporary Issues in Accounting

Corporate Governance

Multinationals and Global Business

Core module
Dissertation (10,000 words)

For more information and to apply, please visit www.qmul.ac.uk

Information for international students

Overseas students may be eligible to apply for a range of external scholarships and we also provide information about relevant funding providers in your home country on our country web pages.

Please visit our website here.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships

We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.

Find out more about QMUL Bursaries and scholarships, here: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/funding_masters/index.html

Alternative sources of funding

Home/EU students can apply for a range of other funding, such as Professional and Career Development Loans, and Employer Sponsorship, depending on their circumstances and the specific programme of study.

Overseas students may be eligible to apply for a range of external scholarships and we also provide information about relevant funding providers in your home country on our country web pages.

Download our Postgraduate Funding Guide [PDF] for detailed information about postgraduate funding options for Home/EU students.

Read more about alternative sources of funding for Home/EU students and for Overseas students.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 5079
email bursaries@qmul.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
N/A months
block mode
N/A months
full time
12 months
part time
N/A months

Course contact details

James Boote, Recruitment and Marketing Officer
+44 (0)20 7882 8569