This is a programme that will challenge you academically, and, through practical applications and case studies, one that will set you up for future roles within Accounting and Finance .
Studying accounting and finance in Edinburgh will give you the opportunity to be based at the heart of the UK's second largest financial centre. Many of Europe's leading financial institutions have their headquarters here, a fact that we make full use of on the MSc programme.
We regularly bring guest speakers to the School to talk directly to Accounting and Finance students on real, current practice.
The School also maintains good relationships with a number of accounting and finance professionals who will be on hand to provide advice on research and career opportunities. Essential connections like these characterise the dynamic nature of this programme.
Our strong connection to industry is exemplified by our work in the Centre for Financial Markets Research, and the Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research.
Bringing together leading academics and practitioners, the centres are a keen theatre of debate, creating new thoughts, new ideas for both the theoretical study and practical application of accounting, finance and investment.
This MSc in Accounting and Finance from The University of Edinburgh will provide you with greater knowledge and understanding of this subject area.
By the end of your studies you will be able to:
- know and apply accounting and finance theory
- explain and apply international accounting standards
- critically evaluate financial statement information
- evaluate and compare different investments
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Learning will primarily be through:
- set reading
- class discussions
- group-work assignments
- problem-solving in tutorials
- case studies
Assessment methods include examinations, assignments, presentations or continuous assessment.
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- 12 months
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There are five application rounds.
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Entrance to our MSc programmes is strongly competitive. You can increase your chances of a successful application by exceeding the minimum programme requirements.
You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.
- An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or a related discipline is normally required.
- Degrees in quantitative disciplines (e.g. economics or mathematics) or business studies will be considered if you can demonstrate a strong background in accounting and finance throughout your degree.
Supporting your application
- You should be able to demonstrate some evidence of mathematical ability.
- Relevant work experience is not required but may increase your chances of acceptance.
- Relevant professional qualifications will be considered.
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International33000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA25100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.