Taught course

Accounting and Finance

University of Reading · Henley Business School

Entry requirements

2.1 undergraduate degree from a UK or international equivalent, or equivalent professional qualification in accounting.

Months of entry


Course content

This Master’s programme combines advanced studies in accounting with finance. It 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.
About the programme
The programme is designed to provide further accounting expertise with an emphasis on understanding the role of finance in the contemporary commercial environment. You will gain insight into the accounting processes both within the firm (management accounting) and for external reporting, as well as their relevance to company valuation (financial accounting). The compulsory modules provide an analytical and integrated study of accounting and finance, combining conceptual and theoretical approaches, with an emphasis on application to relevant practical problem-solving scenarios.
At the completion of the programme, students will be able to use financial and accounting information with support of information systems. Students will learn to evaluate alternative theories and methodologies and to make judgments on their on their applicability to complex commercial issues where there is incomplete information.

Information for international students

Henley Business School requires a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with no element below 6.0) to enter all programmes. 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 qualification accepted by the university.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Recruitment Office
+44(0)118 378 7593