12 months
21345 GBP/year
9850 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Study on University of Stirling's accredited International Accounting and Finance Masters course and kick-start your career as a successful finance professional.

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Accounting and finance roles have increasingly taken on an international dimension. With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, this course meets the business world’s demand for graduates who are educated to Masters level in International Accounting and Finance .

The course from University of Stirling provides specialised training in international accounting and finance, and helps you develop the reporting and analysis skills needed by organisations worldwide. It also enables you to gain an appreciation of international investment issues from a range of perspectives.

By the end of the course you’ll be able to offer employers an understanding of international reporting standards which have an increasing global relevance, along with an advanced awareness of international financial markets.

Career opportunities

From the very beginning of the course, your future career is our focus:

  • Our Flying Start Leadership Programme helps you to develop self-awareness about your strengths and acquire new skills in a supportive environment
  • You’ll take part in an innovative week-long global financial trading and training boot camp run by Amplify

MSc International Accounting and Finance graduates work around the world in countries such as Malaysia, China, UK, Ethiopia, Italy, Oman, Kazakhstan and Taiwan.

Since the introduction of the course in 2007, our graduates have gone on to build their careers in a variety of sectors including investment banks, universities, car manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Some of the roles that our alumni currently hold include:

  • Head of Internal Audit, University of Putra (Malaysia)
  • Accountant, Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd (China)
  • Multi-Functional Financial Analyst, Lockheed Martin (UK)
  • PhD Students in Universities around the world
  • Relationship/Business Development Manager, BGL Plc. (Nigeria)


ACCA accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Flying Start Leadership Programme 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Financial Reporting 
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Accounting & Society
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants requiring a student visa are advised to apply at least eight weeks in advance of the start date.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.
  • If you don’t currently meet the academic requirements for this course INTO University of Stirling offers a variety of preparation programmes that can earn you the qualifications and skills you need for direct entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21345 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21345 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 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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