Taught course

Accounting and Financial Management

University of Reading · Henley Business School

Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary between Henley Business School programmes but generally you are expected to hold a good first or second class honours degree of International equivalent. The MSc Accounting and Financial Management is suitable for applicants without or with some background in accounting and finance. Please note, however, that the programme is not suitable for graduates with advanced knowledge of accounting.

Months of entry


Course content

This Master's programme focuses on the use of accounting and financial information for management planning, decision making
and performance evaluation in multinational organisations in the 21st century.

About the programme

For managers in all organisations, the ability to interpret and make decisions based on accounting and financial information is critical.
This programme develops your business skills and knowledge, with an emphasis on accounting and financial management.

What it gives you

Our expert staff will give you a well rounded knowledge of both theory and practice. You’ll gain a strong understanding of how financial
information is used for decision-making purposes and how the subsequent outcomes are effectively communicated and evaluated. Leading-edge research findings are applied to practical challenges facing firms in an international context. Students are encouraged to become confident in using accounting knowledge, as well as learning how to make decisions in an accounting and financial environment.

Who is the programme for?

This programme is suitable for applicants with no direct specialist knowledge or experience in accounting. We welcome applications from recent university graduates from a wide range of disciplines.

Information for international students

Evidence of English Language ability will be required. Accounting programmes will accept students with IELTS 7.0 and will also accept students with IELTS 6.0 provided the student has completed the relevant English course with us.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A range of scholarships are available for this programme, paying all or part of your fees. Please visit our website for further information. University wide funding is also available.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Recruitment Office
+44 (0)118 378 7593