|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,500 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree, with either some background in social science or some numerate degree content.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
This course equips you with in-depth financial knowledge and the practical skills needed for a rewarding career in accounting or banking in multinational organisations.
Our MSc International Accounting and Banking is a unique degree amongst UK universities, giving you a competitive edge by combining theory and practice with real-life examples. You gain an advanced understanding of contemporary accounting and banking issues and produce a business report on a listed company. You develop your ability to research issues, analyse and solve business problems and operate effectively in a fast-paced international business environment.
Whether you have a first degree in accounting, or are looking to study the subject for the first time, this course is for you if you’re looking for a career in international organisations, such as banks, accountancy firms, accountancy and finance departments or business consultancy.
You explore topics including:
- international management accounting
- international financial reporting
- corporate reporting and analysis
- modern banking
- bank strategy and risk
Essex Business School, where this course is taught, is an internationally diverse place to study, with more than half of our staff and students joining us from overseas (our Masters students currently join us from more than 40 countries). As a result, this course is informed by a wide range of global perspectives, preparing you for the demands of an international career in accounting or banking.
We’re a research intensive business school, ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF, 2014). You learn from world-class thinkers who embed the latest academic thinking into their teaching to ensure you experience the cutting-edge of your discipline.
International Management Accounting
International Financial Reporting
Corporate Reporting and Analysis
Bank Strategy and Risk
Cases in Corporate Governance (optional)
We develop your creativity, innovation and ethical awareness to prepare you for a successful business career. Our Masters courses foster the business leaders of the future, equipping them with the skills to handle the many challenges the international world of business continues to present.
As well as exploring their own entrepreneurial ventures, our graduates have gained fulfilling roles in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy.
Essex Business School graduates have progressed to work for high-profile organisations across the world, such as:
Bank of England
Ernst and Young (EY)