M.Sc. On Campus

International Accounting & Finance

University of Strathclyde Business School

12 months
26050 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MSc International Accounting & Finance programme from Strathclyde Business School is for graduates looking to broaden their previous study of accounting or for those already working in accounting or finance. 


Why this course?

The course gives you an international perspective on the theory and practice of accounting. You’ll study financial management and securities markets. There’s a particular focus on the move towards harmonisation with international accounting standards and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities.

The International Accounting & Finance course delivered by Strathclyde Business School provides you with:
  • an international perspective on accounting theories of income and value
  • critical awareness of international accounting standards and their implementation
  • sound understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
  • ability to apply analytical techniques in practice
You’ll studyThe taught component of the course is covered in the first two semesters. Core modules include Principles of Finance and Accounting & Financial Analysis. Elective modules include Advanced Corporate Finance and Applications Advanced Accounting.The research project will take up the third (summer) semester.You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This work may be linked to an issue raised by, or a problem to be solved for, an employer.


This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as:
  • corporate finance
  • security analysis
  • portfolio management
  • options and futures
  • treasury management
  • the functioning of financial institutions and markets
  • financial decision-taking in the public sector

Programme Structure

Course content

Semester 1

  • Principles of Finance
  • Accounting & Financial Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • International Financial Markets & Banking

Semester 2

  • Advanced Corporate Finance & Applications
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum second class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent (view the entry requirements for your country) in:

  • accounting
  • economics
  • business studies
  • maths
  • statistics
  • computing

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


There are scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Opportunities include:
  • Accounting & Finance Scholarships
Scottish students
  • Students living in Scotland can find out more about funding from the Student Awards Agency Scotland.
English students
  • Students ordinarily resident in England may be eligible to apply for a loan of up to £10,000 to cover their tuition fees and living costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

International Accounting & Finance
University of Strathclyde Business School


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!