M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Finance

University of Sussex

12 months
22500 GBP/year
12750 GBP/year
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On this Accounting and Finance degree offered at University of Sussex you will study complex issues in accounting and finance, and consider the wider functions of accounting in society.


You learn how to demonstrate critical skills in evaluating competing approaches and will become skilled at proposing solutions. This will open up a broad range of careers, including in financial institutions, management consultancies or government bodies. The Accounting and Finance course at University of Sussex also prepares you for PhD-level study by giving you the skills you need to continue your education to the next level.

You can also choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor the course to your interests, including ethics, entrepreneurial finance, accounting in emerging economies, money and banking.

We’re proud of our strong industry links, expert academic staff who consult for leaders in business and government, and state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. We produce leading research that impacts policy and practice.


This MSc is informed by current practice and research. This includes the latest issues and developments in accounting and finance, particularly in the arena of ethics and professional responsibility.

Our faculty are at the forefront of this rapidly changing sector. Their teaching includes the most up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge in key areas of:

  • banking
  • management
  • accounting.

Exploring complex issues helps you develop your critical thinking as well as decision-making techniques. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Institutions in the Global Financial Market
  • Issues in Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting & Control
  • Accounting Theory
  • Investments
  • Research Methods for Accounting and Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above (including an average mark of at least 57%).
  • Your qualification should be in a subject which has a basic coverage of accounting and finance. Candidates with degrees in economics, business or management will also be considered on a case by case basis. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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