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Accounting and Finance

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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18780 GBP/year
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About

If you wish to pursue a career in accounting, or require knowledge of accounting in your role as a budget holder, this interdisciplinary MSc in Accounting and Financial Management at Birkbeck, University of London provides a thorough understanding of the key areas of accounting and financial management for non-accounting graduates.

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Overview

We seek students from business/management, accounting and finance, or those with a quantitative background. Because our students come from such a variety of backgrounds and range in age and experience, you will find our class discussions a stimulating arena in which to explore new ideas and topics.

In the MSc in Accounting and Financial Management at Birkbeck, University of London , strong emphasis is placed on analysis and interpretation using case study and live company analysis.

Highlights

  • The Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management.
  • Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.
  • We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.
  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available, as well as the Birkbeck Library and e-Library.
  • This programme is part of the CFA university recognition programmeand has a limited number of CFA scholarships available.

Careers and Employability

Graduates can pursue careers in accounting, finance, or management. Possible professions include licensed conveyancer, management consultant, tax adviser, or economist. This degree may also be useful in becoming an accounting technician, chartered certified accountant, or chartered public finance accountant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Financial Management
  • Contemporary issues in Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
  • Financial Modelling
  • Management Accounting and Decision Making
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Principles of Financial Reporting
  • Principles of Investment Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Usually a second-class honours degree in a subject related to finance, accounting or business studies. We also welcome students from any quantitative background.

  • A professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18780 GBP/year
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  • National

    12180 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12180 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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