42 MSc Programs in Accounting and Finance

Students who wish to pursue careers in the fields of accounting and finance often seek an MSc degree in order to receive a well-rounded and in-depth education. The advanced degree obtained through this program prepares the student to meet qualifications for the highly-sought positions with top companies. Students in an MSc in Accounting and Finance program will participate in many courses. Dependi… Read more

Students who wish to pursue careers in the fields of accounting and finance often seek an MSc degree in order to receive a well-rounded and in-depth education. The advanced degree obtained through this program prepares the student to meet qualifications for the highly-sought positions with top companies.

Students in an MSc in Accounting and Finance program will participate in many courses. Depending upon the area of specialization the student is pursuing, classes may include corporate financial management, corporate responsibility, research methods, tax systems and policies, auditing, operation management, investment analysis, global financial strategy, and more. The program usually consists of modules of learning, the study of research methods, and development of a supervised dissertation. In general, this area of study prepares students to enter the accounting and finance sector with all of the necessary skills and certification to participate in their chosen areas of employment.

After completion of this program, graduates are often able to find jobs with excellent employers and in lucrative positions. The advanced degree gives accountants an edge over their competitors when applying for the best jobs in the area. The graduates often have access to better employment opportunities and higher salaries than their bachelor’s level counterparts. Graduates may also find that they have developed connections with those employers who are in a position to offer the best job opportunities.

It can be difficult to pinpoint the cost of an MSc in Accounting and Finance because the different universities establish different tuition rates. From one country to another, the costs of completing these programs can vary widely.

Financial managers and analysts often enjoy faster than average industry growth and job opportunities. With an advanced degree, graduates will be eligible for positions such as senior financial analyst, financial controller or director, chief financial officer, investment banker, real estate finance manager, and other professions with comfortable pay scales. The process of obtaining the best positions is usually very competitive, and advanced degrees provide an edge for graduates.

There are many opportunities to study accounting and finance within the country and across the world. Many universities offer online options for those students who wish to study, but face obstacles to traditional attendance. Browse the options available to you through our large database. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling out the lead form. 

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Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Syracuse, USA

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerc ... +

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager. -
MSc
Full-time
9 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
University of Exeter Business School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This programme is suited to anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of accounting and finance with a view to entering a career in either field. The MSc Accounting and Finance ... +

This programme is suited to anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of accounting and finance with a view to entering a career in either field. The MSc Accounting and Finance offers you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of financial management, financial accounting, and management accounting and will sharpen your quantitative skills in finance. You will gain insight into the accounting process within a firm (management accounting) and into external reporting and its relevance to company valuation (financial accounting). -
MSc
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham, United Kingdom

This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background.

This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

The MSc Accounting and Finance programme is suitable for anyone wishing to acquire specialist knowledge within the realm of accountancy and finance, and who aspire to pursue a ... +

The MSc Accounting and Finance programme is suitable for anyone wishing to acquire specialist knowledge within the realm of accountancy and finance, and who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector, either as an analyst or accountant. This programme offers suite modules, core and optional, which will enable learners to choose some modules to suit their individual needs and interest. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Medaille College
Buffalo, USA

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) prepares students for successful careers in public and private accounting. The program is designed to complement a student’s undergra ... +

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) prepares students for successful careers in public and private accounting. The program is designed to complement a student’s undergraduate degree in accounting with advanced topics in accounting and business. The program provides the students with the practical, as well as the theoretical knowledge and learning experiences necessary to be successful in the accounting profession. Combined with the undergraduate degree, the MSA meets the New York State Education Department’s requirements for students to sit for the C.P.A. exam. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
21 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Our wide range of modules allows you to specialise and during the course you have the chance to build on your growing knowledge and expertise by...

Our wide range of modules allows you to specialise and during the course you have the chance to build on your growing knowledge and expertise by... -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom

As our MSc is for graduates with a strong background in both accounting and finance, this programme is designed to strengthen your existing knowledge and develop your skill se ... +

As our MSc is for graduates with a strong background in both accounting and finance, this programme is designed to strengthen your existing knowledge and develop your skill set to prepare you for your career in the industry. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The MSc Accounting and Finance degree aims to develop and enhance the career prospects of those who work or wish to work, in finance or accountancy. The programme assumes litt ... +

The MSc Accounting and Finance degree aims to develop and enhance the career prospects of those who work or wish to work, in finance or accountancy. The programme assumes little or no business knowledge at the undergraduate level and is therefore suitable for graduates from a range of disciplines who wish to break into this highly skilled profession. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
August 2020
Campus
 
University of Sussex Business School
Brighton, United Kingdom

Advance your accounting and finance knowledge and prepare for a successful career in financial or professional services.

Advance your accounting and finance knowledge and prepare for a successful career in financial or professional services. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

A one-year, full-time Master's degree designed to produce fully rounded managers with an emphasis on finance. You’ll focus on how a business creates and measures value, and ho ... +

A one-year, full-time Master's degree designed to produce fully rounded managers with an emphasis on finance. You’ll focus on how a business creates and measures value, and how to approach accounting and finance from a strategic perspective. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
06 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Edinburgh Business School
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Our MSc in Accounting and Finance provides theoretical understanding and key skills to further your career in a range of finance-related professions. We aim to equip you with ... +

Our MSc in Accounting and Finance provides theoretical understanding and key skills to further your career in a range of finance-related professions. We aim to equip you with essential accounting and finance capabilities, including critical analysis, research and advanced numeracy. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom

Our MSc Accounting and Finance is taught by Surrey Business School. You will graduate equipped with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations and be a successful ... +

Our MSc Accounting and Finance is taught by Surrey Business School. You will graduate equipped with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations and be a successful decision-maker in an increasingly complex global financial environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
October 2020
20 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The p ... +

This is the only programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
29 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Heriot-Watt University Dubai
Academic City, United Arab Emirates

The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly su ... +

The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research. It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

You know that strong management of financial performance and accounts are key to the success of any organisation. At Manchester Met, we’ll help you find new ways to deal with ... +

You know that strong management of financial performance and accounts are key to the success of any organisation. At Manchester Met, we’ll help you find new ways to deal with the issues facing businesses. To take us up on this challenge, you’ll need to have studied accounting and finance at undergraduate level or achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental Level Papers. -
MSc
Full-time
English
September 2020
Campus