12 months
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27932 GBP/year
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About

The Accounting and Finance programme from University of Birmingham is designed to strengthen your existing knowledge, develop your skillset in accounting and finance for a sustainable business future, and prepare you for a successful global career.

Overview

Why MSc Accounting and Finance at Birmingham?

  • Accounting and Finance graduates are in high demand from a wide range of top employers for their specialist skills. Our ever-growing relationship with key employers in the sector will provide you with the opportunity to meet and network with leading global organisations.
  • Our innovative modules cover topics including accounting theory, financial management, and professional integrity, and give you the opportunity to study topics such as alternative finance, social and environmental accounting and international taxation. You will gain the knowledge needed for a career as a responsible practitioner at the forefront of emerging trends in accounting and finance.
  • Get ready to re-shape the future of business with a sustainable global outlook. Our Accounting and Finance course has been developed by leading researchers in the field, with a focus on cutting-edge sustainable and responsible business practices.
  • You have the opportunity to take part in the award-winning Future Leaders Certificate. This extra-curricular programme gives you the chance to work on an exciting virtual live project set by a multi-national company. The Future Leaders Certificate enables you to better understand the impact technology is having on the business world and the implications for your own career.

Career

Graduates of the Accounting and Finance programme from University of Birmingham will leave Birmingham perfectly placed to take up key accounting and financial positions or managerial and consultancy roles in the private and the public sector. Fantastic career opportunities are available at leading accountancy firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations.

Top jobs in accounting and finance include: 

  • Chartered accountant
  • External auditor
  • Strategic consultant
  • Stockbroker
  • Finance professional
  • Retail banker
  • Arbitrator
  • Business development manager
  • Tax advisor
  • Lecturer in higher education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Theory and Policy
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Professional Integrity and The Reflective practitioner
  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Management Accounting: Issues in Strategy and Accounting
  • Alternative Finance
  • Auditing Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Birmingham and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. You must have achieved a mark equivalent to a 2:1 (or overseas equivalent) at bachelor’s level in several Accounting and Finance modules including Financial Accounting or Financial Reporting, and Finance or Financial Management. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27932 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27932 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17730 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17730 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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