MSc in Accounting and Finance
Content and structure
27 September 2021 - 3 October 2021
4 October 2021 - 28 January 2022
7 February 2022 - 2 June 2022
June 2022 - September 2022
Dissertation / Practice Track
Please note that units and course information below refers to the 2020/21 academic year. 2021/22 content is likely to be similar but is subject to change.
Semester one: taught units
Semester two: taught units
You will take these units
You will select one of these units:
- International finance
- Financial statement analysis and company valuation
- New venture financing
- Behavioural finance
Summer: Dissertation or Practice Track
You will finish the course by choosing one of these two options:
You will produce a unique piece of research using techniques learned throughout the year.
You will work with one of our partner organisations to solve a real business challenge. In teams, you will apply what you have learned and present your work to the company.
Practice Track: MSc students' view
Detailed course information
Teaching and learning
You’ll learn from academics who are experts in the field of accounting and finance.
The course includes a range of teaching and learning methods, including:
- group coursework
- computer seminars
- case studies
- interactive lectures
Specialists from our Careers Service, Academic Skills Centre and Library offer a range of personal development opportunities.There are more options available through the Students’ Union.
Methods of assessment
Units are assessed by a combination formal examinations and coursework.
As well as the cost of books, you will also need to cover the cost of scanning and photocopying. You should budget at least £100 for this.
Some courses involve engagement away from the University campus, and you may be required to pay some or all of the costs for these optional events.
This course is regulated by the Office for Students.