Taught course

Accounting and Management

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

Your path to financial and managerial expertise begins with the MSc Accounting and Management at the University of Southampton. Uniquely blending general management insights with specialised accounting knowledge, this programme bridges the gap between the two fields, setting you on the path to a flourishing career.

Accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA), this course sets a robust foundation in both management and accounting concepts, arming you with vital technical and transferable skills.

Open to individuals from diverse disciplines or professional backgrounds, it requires no previous accounting study. Tailor your course to suit your aspirations through optional modules, paving the way for opportunities in banks, financial institutions, and accounting or consultancy firms. Join us and shape a career with a well-rounded perspective in accounting and management.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test.

The following scores are accepted for direct entry:

IELTS language requirements: 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.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

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