Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
University of Reading · Henley Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Visit the institution website for COVID‑19 updates

Entry requirements

A good first or second class UK honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in accounting will usually be required. Applicants with relevant experience or professional qualifications will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Master's programme has been developed as a collaboration between Henley’s Business Informatics Systems and Accounting (BISA) area and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre. It is best suited for students who are accounting graduates.

What it gives you

This programme is suited to anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of accounting and finance, and who wants to enter a career in financial markets or advisory/financial services; either as an analyst, as a professional accountant, or as a preparation for further research at PhD level. The programme curriculum will provide a blend of theoretical-, research- and practice-led content. This will enable students to develop deeper conceptual and theoretically informed perspectives of accounting and financial practices with acknowledgment of the role of information systems in those processes.

About Henley Business School

Henley is proud to be part of the University of Reading. The University is ranked within the top 250 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2018) and 98% of the research is rated as being of international standard.

  • Consistently maintain highest standards and with an excellent networking potential of over 80,000 Henley alumni members in 150 countries
  • High calibre students: always oversubscribed, 1,000 ambitious new Master's students join Henley each year
  • Award winning campus: beautiful, green, 134 hectares, with state of the art facilities
  • World-leading faculty: widely published, frequently asked for expert comment by media and to speak at events

Information for international students

A minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with no element below 6.0).

Applicants to Henley Business School, whose first language is not English, will be required to attain the International English Language Test Scores (IELTS), or equivalent acceptable qualification accepted by the University, as defined below, to enter a programme.

However, for students who successfully complete one of the Pre-sessional English Language courses run by our International Study and Language Institute, a half-band credit will be applied to their English language condition. (For example - programmes requiring IELTS 7.0 will accept students with a result of 6.5 in the end of Pre-sessional English course assessment providing the student has completed the relevant English course with us).

Students completing the above mentioned pre-sessional courses would be allowed entry onto their chosen programme with an overall score of 6.5 for all programmes except Information Management, which will generally accept 6.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
£16,900 per year
International students
£24,300 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

    Accreditation The programme has accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA), which provides for exemptions from Certificate level exams C01 to C05.

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk