M.Sc. Online Blended

Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment

Newcastle University

12 months
24000 GBP/year
12600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment programme from Newcastle University prepares you for a career in management accounting, financial planning or corporate investment.


The changing business environment is driven by:

  • technological changes
  • globalisation
  • customer preference

This requires organisations to respond effectively and efficiently. Our Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc will enable you to develop:

  • advanced understanding of accounting, finance and strategic investment. You'll advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations
  • quantitative and qualitative skills for evaluating and informing strategic decisions and investment opportunities
  • professional attributes and investment and decision-making skills highly valued by international organisations

You'll also learn transferable skills including:

  • report writing
  • personal and interpersonal skills
  • presentation skills
  • group working skills
  • an appreciation of working in a multicultural environment

This course at the Newcastle University brings together:

  • innovative thinking
  • fundamental theory
  • real-life case studies

It will enable you to develop a wide range of analytical and critical-thinking skills.

The course contains a significant part of both finance and management accounting. This provides the necessary tools for quantitative and qualitative assessment of corporate performance.

This master's dimensions reflect the fact that the degree is designed for those working:

  • within organisations
  • providing consultancy advice to organisations

Your development

On completion of the course, you'll be able to show practical skills and the ability to:

  • implement appropriate business strategies. They will optimise the financial interests of key stakeholders in various organisational environments
  • systematically collect, analyse and interpret data
  • provide advice about how to apply financial models, tools and techniques. These will help to improve organisational performance
  • understand and apply as appropriate: product costing, budgeting, capital budgeting, and other management accounting techniques. These skills will help you make strategic decisions.


Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

This course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and both provide you exemptions from professional examinations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Finance and Capital Markets 
  • Financial Reporting 
  • Dissertation (Consultant Reufi) 
  • Performance and Decision Management 
  • Managerial Decision Making and Control 
  • Financial Planning and Investment 
  • Managerial Economics and Organisational Architecture 
  • Business Context and Operations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. 


180 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. You also need to have a good basic level of numeracy equivalent to UK GCSE or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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