The Accounting and Finance MSc aims to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of current issues in accounting and finance through the application of research led learning and teaching techniques.

The programme structure combines theoretical and conceptual understanding of current issues and links this to practice in the current financial market environment. The programme combines issues in theory, practice and research, and provides opportunities to develop both analytical and technical skills. These skills are sought after by top academic institutions in the PhD programmes and also required by top employers worldwide.

Study Details:

12 months full-time

Module Details:

Semester 1
Required Modules
ACFI821 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
ACFI906 Corporate Finance and Valuation
ACFI815 Quantitative Techniques for Accounting and Finance

Optional Modules (Choose one):

ACFI824 Financial Markets, Financial Regulation and Ethics
ACFI816 Advanced Management Accounting

Semester 2

Required Modules:
ACFI825 Security Analysis, Valuation and Investment
ACFI810 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation

Optional Modules (Choose one):

ACFI823 Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance Research
ACFI811 Advanced Corporate Finance
ACFI817 Audit and Assurance
ACFI814 International Finance
ACFI818 Corporate Governance
Summer Term
ACFI912 Dissertation

Programme Funding

The Management School will be offering a number of generous Scholarships and Study Awards for 2020, find out more by visiting the Scholarships webpage.

Student Destinations

This MSc is designed to for career entry and development in large audit and consultancy firms, commercial banks, investments banks, financial institutions, and other large firms in service, retail, information technology, and manufacturing sectors. It will also prepare graduates to take up teaching and research positions in Accounting and Finance in top Higher Educational institutions in the European Union and abroad.


Home/EU £11,000 International £22,000

Entry Requirements

A first degree from an approved university or a UK 2:1 or International equivalent for students with Bachelor’s degrees with at least eight modules in accounting and/or finance. Candidates with professional qualifications such as ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA will also be considered.

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