MSc in Finance and Accounting

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

msc-in-finance-and-accounting

Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,489

Course Accredited By

ACCA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel Finance and Accounting MSc gives graduates interested in pursuing careers in financial management or accountancy the opportunity to develop their knowledge of accounting and finance to international levels.
  • Along with sharpening your quantitative and problem-solving skills, you’ll study the theory of finance, corporate governance, valuation, international accounting standards, risk assessment and financial statement analysis.
  • Importantly, you’ll develop your ability to interpret complex financial and numerical data and to critically evaluate and deliver midterm and long-term strategic solutions. 
  • Throughout the course you’ll have access to a variety of professional databases used in business and finance including Datastream, Bloomberg, Fitch Connect, Osiris and Refinitiv.
  • You can choose to study one year full-time, two years full-time with a year's work placement or 16 months full-time with a 6-12 week work placement.
  • This programme is also accredited by ACCA and CIMA offering exemptions to some of their professional papers depending on your module choices.
  • With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, the demand for job candidates with the advanced, specialised skills needed to keep ahead of changing regulation is on the rise. Your Brunel MSc will pave the way for careers across the financial sector.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

UK entry requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree in Economics and Accountancy, Finance and Accountancy, Mathematical subjects or an equivalent qualification from overseas. All applicants will be required to have a minimum background in mathematics or statistics, accountancy, and economics or finance.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 in a Business or Science subject should demonstrate some exposure to Accountancy and Mathematics/Statistics.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • Work for your finance and accounting postgraduate degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice.
  • Students should complete four modules per term, excluding the dissertation. All students take a one-week introductory course in mathematics and statistics.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 16 months full-time with placement or 2 years full-time with placement, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • EC5510 - Financial Theory
  • EC5600 - Financial Reporting in Capital Markets
  • EC5601 - International Accounting Standards and Policy
  • EC5604 - Investment Valuation Models
  • EC5608 - Company Valuation
  • EC5500 - Dissertation
  • EC5606 - Quantitative Methods for Business Finance

Optional

  • EC5528 - Derivative Securities
  • EC5605 - International Finance
  • EC5530 - Business Finance Workshop
  • EC5609 - Global Financial Markets
  • UK
  • £10,750 full-time 
  • £1,385 placement year 
  • Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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