M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Management

University of Southampton

12 months
28000 GBP/year
15000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Accounting and Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton is a great way to advance to higher-level strategic management roles. You don’t need training or experience in accounting to apply, and applicants from a range of backgrounds will be considered.


Explore the key strategic and tactical challenges faced by managers at all levels with the Accounting and Management MSc course offered by the University of Southampton. You’ll develop your financial management practice to understand the risks and uncertainties impacting modern business.

Course Details

On this course, you’ll focus on accounting and financial management as you learn how to measure and assess organisational performance. This will give you the skills to pursue careers in finance, accounting or consultancy.

During the course, you’ll gain a solid foundation in management and accounting concepts, along with related topics including:

  • managing in a global context
  • accounting for corporate performance
  • marketing in the digital age

You can personalise your learning to suit your professional needs. For example, you can choose to focus on:

  • corporate finance
  • international logistics  
  • risk taking and decision making
  • entrepreneurial governance
  • project management

The academic team will enrich your learning through their research and industry insights.

Career Opportunities

  • Typical career destinations for our graduates include banks, financial institutions and accounting or consultancy firms. Their career path may also depend on their professional or academic background – those from an engineering background, for example, may use their management and accounting knowledge to progress to higher-level management roles within engineering.
  • You may choose to continue your accountancy studies by taking further professional qualifications; on graduation you may be able to apply for accounting qualification exemptions.


This course is accredited by:

  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managing within a Global Context
  • Management Accounting
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Accounting for Corporate Performance
  • Research in Accounting and Finance
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Corporate Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 classification UK bachelors degree or equivalent, preferably in business or economics.
  • If you don't have the exact entry requirements, but you have significant work experience in this sector, your relevant professional experience, your subject knowledge and your aptitude for learning will be assessed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £28,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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