12 months
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34700 GBP/year
26300 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Accounting and Finance from The University of Edinburgh is closely in line with professional practice and is an ideal fit if you are from a quantitative background.

Overview

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.

Industry connections

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.

Learning outcomes

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

Programme Structure

Learning will primarily be through:

  • lectures
  • set reading
  • class discussions
  • exercises
  • group-work assignments
  • problem-solving in tutorials
  • case studies

Assessment methods include examinations, assignments, presentations or continuous assessment.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are 5 application rounds.

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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Other requirements

General 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    26300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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