Master, Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Business and Economics
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.
It aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting and finance, where you will also acquire a range of skills that can be used to solve real-world problems.
By combining with Kaplan Financial to offer the ACCA this 12 month pathway enables you to leave the University of Birmingham with an MSc and the completion of two ACCA modules; Advanced Performance Management and Advanced Financial Management. This is a unique programme on offer exclusively to students of the International Accounting and Finance MSc at Birmingham.
The MSc programme consists of six modules, including compulsory ones on Financial Accounting Theory and Policy and Theory of Financial Management. You can also choose from a wide range of options and must submit a dissertation on a topic of your choice.
Requirements / Application
A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from an UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject and applicants must have studied and achieved a mark equivalent to a 2.1 at bachelor’s level in Intermediate (or above) level of Financial Accounting, Principles of Accounting, Corporate Finance or Financial Management or International Financial Management, and at least two other modules in Accounting and Finance, such as Auditing, Taxation, Financial Statement Analysis, Investments etc.
Start date: September
Tuition / Fees
Duration of study
1 year full-time