Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. International students who need help meeting the academic entry requirements should contact our International College. For non-native speakers of English: In order to benefit from, contribute to and enjoy the course, a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not your first language, you will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in the written test and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out above should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the University of Brighton's Language Institute.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Finance and Accounting MSc will help you develop an in-depth knowledge of financial theory and practice, research methods, financial markets, financial accounting and management accounting.

It will equip you with the skills necessary to advise on financial accounting standards, solve complex business problems and address contemporary issues in financial theory and practice.

You will be taught by experienced professionals who are active in consultancy and maintain excellent business contacts. This ensures that the course is industry-focused and continually updated to meet the changing nature of the financial sector.

Guest speakers are regularly invited to discuss curriculum topics, so you get professional insights into contemporary finance and accounting issues.

You will develop advanced research skills that, as well as providing a solid foundation for your dissertation, will be sought after by employers.

A specialist option and dissertation provide opportunities to tailor your studies to your individual interests and your chosen career path.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Brighton Business School