Masters | Postgraduate Course - Accounting and Finance MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Full-time UK/EU fees: £12,300 Overseas fees:£19,000 Part-time UK/EU fees: £6,200 Overseas fees: £9,500
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October
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Accounting and Finance MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Why choose this course

Accountants and finance professionals help us to navigate the wide and complicated world of finance.

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. 

This course is practical in nature, and will encourage you to embrace regular opportunities to engage with real-world business problems throughout your studies.

What you will study

Our MSc Accounting and Finance will give you with a solid understanding of financial and management accounting systems used around the world and how they are applied in decision-making.

You’ll also receive a complete introduction to financial theory through a study of the challenges of investing capital. You’ll learn econometric techniques and take courses in the foundations of accounting and finance, equipping you to thrive in today’s fast changing global business environment. 

This course’s core modules cover highly relevant theory, in addition to the quantitative techniques you’ll need to understand the literature and carry out empirical investigations.

Module details

Year 1 (full-time)

  • FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS Compulsory
  • INTERNATIONAL AUDITING AND ASSURANCE Compulsory
  • PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING Compulsory
  • QUANTITATIVE METHODS Compulsory
  • CASES IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE Compulsory
  • CORPORATE FINANCE Optional
  • DERIVATIVES SECURITIES Optional
  • ETHICS IN FINANCE Compulsory
  • INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROJECT Compulsory
  • INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Optional
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Optional
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING Compulsory
  • INVESTMENT ANALYSIS Optional
  • RISK MANAGEMENT Optional
  • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING Compulsory

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

  • Choose 2 out of 6 modules in Semester 2

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management or Mathematics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.