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See MSc Programs in Accounting and Finance in United Kingdom 2019

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Taking classes in accounting and finance better prepares students for careers in business and management. Examples of courses include financial accounting, exploiting capital and managing risk, strategic analysis, leadership, strategic management, tax strategies and information technology.   

Top Master of Science Programs in Accounting and Finance in United Kingdom 2019

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Newcastle University Business School

Our Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc prepares you for a career in management accounting, financial planning or corporate investment. ... [+]

Profile

Our Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc prepares you for a career in management accounting, financial planning or corporate investment.

Strategic planning is an organisation’s process of defining its strategy or direction and making appropriate decisions on the allocation of resources to best achieve its objectives.

The course contains significant elements of finance and management accounting. It provides the necessary tools for quantitative assessment of corporate performance and investment opportunities.

The course is for graduates who are looking to develop a career in:

management accounting financial planning corporate investment What you'll learn ... [-]
United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne
August 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Exeter Business School

The MSc Accounting and Finance offers you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of financial management, financial accounting, and management accounting and will sharpen ... [+]

Overview

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).

One of the main attractions of the degree is the broad spectrum of options available – you can specialise further by selecting subjects such as international taxation, derivatives pricing, domestic and international portfolio management, corporate finance and governance, banking and financial services, international financial management, topics in financial economics, and many others.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Royal Holloway University of London

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

Overview

The rise in importance, complexity and uncertainty of accounting and financial management poses a challenge for all organisations - from established multinational corporations to social enterprises and tech start-ups - and for those who wish to pursue a career within them. This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background.

The course provides practical-oriented knowledge in a worldwide context and aims to develop you as an independent and reflective learner, with the ability to continue to learn once in your chosen profession. Providing the skills and framework for future needs, this course takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and business, delivering a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between these. The course draws upon the extensive research, practical knowledge, and teaching expertise of our management and finance academics. Their internationally recognised research and involvement in the activities of professional accounting bodies and firms across the world means that each module provides cutting-edge knowledge of contemporary accounting theory and practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Egham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
London School of Planning and Management

The course is designed to help you gain theoretical inputs which can then be applied in to practice. The course develops your innovative and dynamic vision required in th ... [+]

MSc in Accounting & Finance Course overview

The course is designed to help you gain theoretical inputs which can then be applied in to practice. The course develops your innovative and dynamic vision required in the real business environment.

You are introduced to the functions of a business organization, challenges faced in the actual business environment and key management skills required in business.

You gain insight into managing and leading people along with important business decision making.

5-day Immersion Tour to Asia

Experience new cultures, master new skills and accelerate your studies with LSPM's unique MBA with immersion tour to Asia. For any aspiring business leader today, it is important to experience Asia.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
36 months
Online
Sheffield University Management School

If you are going to succeed in finance, accountancy or other management disciplines, this MSc at Sheffield University Management School will give you a competitive edge. ... [+]

If you are going to succeed in finance, accountancy or other management disciplines, this MSc at Sheffield University Management School will give you a competitive edge.You will learn how to interpret accounting reports and the key skills essential for financial competence – critical if you are to excel in any field of business. Whatever career you choose to pursue, these skills will equip you for the future: entrepreneurs need financial insight to evaluate opportunities effectively and deal with banks and for a successful career in either an SME or multi-national, you will need to ground your decisions within a sound financial framework.The techniques you acquire on our MSc in Finance and Accounting will give you a set of practical skills, as well as the academic know-how.... [-]

United Kingdom Sheffield
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a stro ... [+]

A fundamental requirement of any successful organisation is to be able to manage its accounting and financial activities efficiently and effectively. This requirement has become more obvious in recent times as organisations have faced turbulent economic conditions, lending difficulties, risk management issues and the criticisms of governance.

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Warwick Business School

Explore how accounting and reporting decisions affect markets and companies. Study accounting in its wider social context ... [+]

Explore how accounting and reporting decisions affect markets and companies. Study accounting in its wider social context

Have you got a background in accounting with sound quantitative skills?

Do you want to enhance them by developing a more critical understanding while exploring current theories and cutting-edge techniques in finance?

Join us and after 12 months in our creative and innovative learning environment, you will leave well-equipped for a wide range of careers in international accounting.

Course Details

You will study six compulsory modules and two optional modules of your choice, one of which must be from Accounting. Finance modules are taken from our very successful MSc in Finance – one of the UK’s top finance courses.*... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
August 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester

Take your skills and knowledge to the next level with the best accounting and finance group in the world. Whether you want to further your professional career or go on to ... [+]

Take your skills and knowledge to the next level with the best accounting and finance group in the world. Whether you want to further your professional career or go on to study for a PhD, this course gives you the qualification you need to succeed.

A career in accounting, financial services or related sectors of the economy requires a high level of understanding of both the theory and practice of accounting and finance. This course is designed to give you a broad-based understanding of the core subject areas with an emphasis on empirical research methods and on accounting and finance practice.

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 completing a dissertation on a research area of your choice. This, coupled with the support you get from our staff, ensures a first class learning experience.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Edinburgh Business School

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 ... [+]

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.

Programme overview

Our MSc is designed to give students a specialist education in accounting and finance, suitable for a range of careers in the finance sector. It will provide you with an understanding of international accounting standards, global financial markets and the factors behind success and failure in different organisations. The programme will also help you to develop practical skills, such as the ability to evaluate financial statements, estimate fair values and compare different investments.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aston Business School

This programme provides students with a solid foundation and understanding of the accounting and finance principles. Designed for graduates from any academic discipline ... [+]

MSc Accounting and Finance

Programme overview

This programme provides students with a solid understanding of accounting and finance principles. It has been designed for graduates from any academic discipline who wish to become senior business managers or seek a career in accounting and finance.

Outline of programme

The taught modules will give you a clear understanding of the joint role of accounting and finance in ensuring successful operations in a range of business settings, including financial, non-financial and public sector organisations and in providing information to interested parties.

Modules

Core Modules

Management Accounting (Double Module) Business Finance International Finance Financial Analysis Sustainability Accounting and Accountability Financial Accounting and Reporting Corporate Governance, Regulation and Compliance. ... [-]
United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Gloucestershire

The course is recognised by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, for those seeking an international accounting career. Each module offers a combination of practical and research-focused ... [+]

The course is recognised by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, for those seeking an international accounting career. Each module offers a combination of practical and research-focused activities that reflect the realities of present-day accounting and finance. The modules that comprise the MSc provide technical understanding and critical analysis skills, prized by employers. On completion, you will have the skills to think strategically in many accounting and finance contexts.

You’ll be taught by experienced and dedicated staff, who have industry knowledge and who have published research. If you hold a relevant accounting qualification, you may benefit from exemptions from this award, including direct entry onto the Masters Stage Award.... [-]

United Kingdom Gloucester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

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 ski ... [+]

The world of accounting and finance is a fluid, ever-changing one, with new innovations and thinking being introduced all the time. Working in this field, you will need a strong knowledge of how to resolve issues and tackle challenges by using the most up-to-date methods. 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 accounting and finance field and beyond.

The International Accounting and Finance MSc, on offer since the 1960s, encompasses accounting in its international, public and private contexts, corporate financial management, private sector investment and foreign exchange markets.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at und ... [+]

Overview

This course will equip you with the latest knowledge and skill set needed for a successful career within the accounting and finance sector. We have had graduates go on to work at companies including KPMG, Deloitte and RBS to name a few.

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if you have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers you are eligible to apply.

The programme covers a number of core themes including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management. Professional ethics, alongside the application of tools and models of finance theory, to complex strategic corporate finance transactions are central to the programme. In addition, you will develop knowledge in implementing the strategy in the context of both the external environment and internal business capabilities, and be able to evaluate performance implications of a given strategy.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
School of Business London

Our program blends research with real-world applications to bring you a degree that gives you that cutting edge sought by many firms as they identify future leaders, part ... [+]

MSc in Accounting and Finance

MSc in Accounting and Finance will provide practical as well as theoretical knowledge on the processes and mechanics underlying investment, also establish a global perspective on investment markets and asset classes and build on students' existing mathematical skills so that they can understand and practice investment-related estimations. Accountants in the twenty-first century are superior to just human calculators; they are business consultants who interpret data and provide financial advice. They are relied upon to be the expert in how to reduce costs and increase revenue. It provides a comprehensive and rigorous treatment in critical areas of accounting and finance. It is favorable for applicants interested in careers across a wide range of sectors and organizations in the fields of business, consulting and banking, and provides thorough preparation for academic research in accounting or finance.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
Online & Campus Combined
University of Sussex Business School

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

Key information Duration: 1 year full time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August 2019 (International), 1 September 2019 (UK/EU)

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

On this MSc, you study complex issues in accounting and finance and consider the wider functions of accounting in society. You learn how to demonstrate critical skills in evaluating competing approaches and will become skilled at proposing solutions. This will open up a broad range of careers, including in financial institutions, management consultancies or government bodies. The Accounting and Finance MSc course also prepares you for PhD-level study by giving you the skills you need to continue your education to the next level.... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus