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Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) , | ,
You can’t become a manager in an international business without understanding its finances. This Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management programme at King's College London provides a comprehensive background to the economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management.

About

You’ll explore the importance of accountability and information, corporate governance, and ethics in global financial markets. With an undergraduate degree in a relevant social science subject, you’ll be ready to tackle the intellectually challenging world of finance.

Through a combination of core modules and your own choice of management areas, you’ll come away fully equipped to thrive in any industry you choose to go into.

Key benefits

  • King’s Business School is known around the world for its impressive track record, outstanding research and great links with other organisations.
  • We’re right in the heart of London, surrounded by countless companies where you can build your career.
  • Our network includes agile startups and established multinational corporations, so we’re never short of inspirational speakers.

Career prospects

Some of our graduates choose further study at King’s, while others go on to work in a range of fields including management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations.

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
    • Financial Reporting & Analysis 
    • Management Accounting & Control 
    • Financial Management 
    • Research Methods 
    • Corporate Governance & Accountability 

            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity Full-time
              • Full-time duration 12 months
            • Credits
              180 alternative credits
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus

            English Language Requirements

            • Minimum required score:

              7

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            • Minimum required score:

              100

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            Academic Requirements

            You need the following GPA score:

            Required score: Upper Second Class

            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

            General Requirements

            • Undergraduate degree with 1st Class or high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification
            • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
            • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
            • Two references are required with at least one academic. 
            • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              28500 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 28500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            • EU/EEA

              14250 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 14250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for London

            • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
              Living Costs

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

            Funding

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