Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
University of Birmingham · Birmingham Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

In order to be considered, applicants will have or should be expecting to achieve an Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university (or overseas equivalent) in Accounting or a closely related subject.

Applicants must have achieved a mark equivalent to a 2:1 at undergraduate level in Financial Accounting or Financial Reporting, AND Finance or Financial Management modules at an intermediate or advanced level. Additionally, applicants must have also achieved a mark equivalent to a 2:1 at undergraduate level in two additional Accounting and Finance modules

If the Honours degree is not in Accounting or a closely related subject but an applicant has obtained the required modules listed above, we can consider the application and will assess the academic transcript to ensure that the requirements have been met.

Applicants who demonstrate being able to exceed the minimum entry requirements will be given preference.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Invest in a global career and reshape the future with our MSc Accounting and Finance degree.

The world of accounting and finance is fluid and ever-changing, with innovations and practice constantly evolving to deal with the major challenges the world is facing, locally and globally. To thrive in this industry, strong knowledge, intellectual imagination, integrity and up-to-date methods are essential. Our programme is designed to strengthen your existing knowledge, develop your skillset in accounting and finance for a sustainable business future, and prepare you for a successful global career.

Why MSc Accounting and Finance at Birmingham?

  • Accounting and Finance graduates are in high demand from a wide range of top employers for their specialist skills. Our ever-growing relationship with key employers in the sector will provide you with the opportunity to meet and network with leading global organisations.
  • Our modules cover topics including accounting theory, financial management, and professional integrity, and give you the opportunity to study topics such as alternative finance, social and environmental accounting and international taxation. You will gain the knowledge needed for a career as a responsible practitioner at the forefront of emerging trends in accounting and finance.
  • Get ready to re-shape the future of business with a sustainable global outlook. Our Accounting and Finance course has been developed by leading researchers in the field, with a focus on sustainable and responsible business practices.
  • You have the opportunity to take part in the award-winning Future Leaders Certificate. This extra-curricular programme gives you the chance to work on an exciting virtual live project set by a multi-national company. The Future Leaders Certificate enables you to better understand the impact technology is having on the business world and the implications for your own career.

Who is this course for?

This course has been especially designed for students with a good first degree in accounting and finance who wish to further specialise in the area and get ready as a professional to meet new challenges in an interconnected global world, with complex but intellectually stimulating business problems to be solved.

Information for international students

Standard English language requirements apply (IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band).

Fees and funding

UK students
£17,010
International students
£28,890

Funding opportunities are available.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 414 3344