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MScAccounting and Finance

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £18,500 per year
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The MSc Accounting and Finance is designed to meet the needs of students who have some knowledge of accounting and finance or have gained relevant work experience in this area and who wish to extend their knowledge to an advanced level.

It will enable you to participate in and contribute to the improvement of financial information systems within organisations. You will also gain an appreciation of the broad accounting and financial issues as well as understand the techniques required to enable you to make informed managerial decisions.

Programme structure

The Accounting and Finance masters degree course consists of a core covering the main areas of accounting and corporate finance, and a research methods course that supports the dissertation. Options allow students to study particular aspects of accounting or taxation in more depth.

There is a pathway within the programme that allows students to concentrate on research-oriented training and more advanced aspects of accounting and finance.

Full-time study on the MSc Accounting and Finance course follows a schedule of half-day teaching blocks. A single module, for example, will be taught over six half-days, usually the same half-day each week e.g. six consecutive Monday mornings and half modules are taught over three half-days. Module teaching blocks will be scheduled on different half-days so that students will study several modules during the same period .

Teaching takes place during the autumn, spring and summer terms with a few modules scheduled for evenings and the Easter vacation. These will usually be the optional modules but this is not guaranteed. Formal examinations take place in January and May/June each year at the end of each semester. If you pass the module assessments to a satisfactory standard you are permitted to continue work until September leading to the submission of an MSc dissertation.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States