Taught course

Accounting and Management

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a wide range of subjects. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

English language requirements: Band 6C. IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry


Course content

Offering a blend of subjects found in just a few UK masters degrees, MSc Accounting and Management bridges the gap between general management and specialist accounting courses. Taught by research-active academics, you will gain a solid foundation in management and accounting concepts, as well as valuable technical and transferable skills.

This accounting and management degree is accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and is open to students from a range of disciplines or professional backgrounds – no prior study of accounting is required. By choosing two optional modules you can tailor the course to suit your career ambitions. Typical career destinations for our graduates include banks, financial institutions and accounting or consultancy firms.

Core/Compulsory modules include: Accounting for Corporate Performance; Fundamentals of Financial Accounting; Fundamentals of Management Accounting; Marketing in the Digital Age; Managing within a Global Context; Strategic Management; Dissertation
Optional modules include: Foundations of Research in Accounting and Finance; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Operations Management; Risk-Taking and Decision-Making; Project Management; Strategic Marketing Decisions; Corporate Finance.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4393