Aston Business School

Aston University

Accounting and Finance

This programme is designed for graduates from any academic discipline who want to gain a solid foundation and understanding of accounting and finance principle, or want to become senior business managers or seek a career in accounting and finance.

Entry requirements

A good UK Honours degree (minimum lower 2nd Class) or equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University; 2 professional references (at least 1 must be from an academic referee); a completed application form (if sufficient evidence of analytical and quantitative skills is not recieved within the application a minimum GMAT score of 550 may be requested to support the application). For international students: an official academic transcript of grades (in English); International students who have not completed their full degree in a native English speaking country is also needed to satisfy the English language requirements with 1 of the following: IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with a minimum score of 6.5 in writing and speaking and 6.0 in listening and reading; TOEFL (Internet based test) score of 100 overall, with a minimum score of 23 in writing and speaking and 22 in listening and reading; Pearson Academic score of 61 overall with a minimum of 61 in all 4 sections.

Course modules

Modules include: management accounting (double module); business finance; international finance; financial analysis; sustainability accounting and accountability; financial accounting and reporting; corporate governance regulation and compliance.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework; the taught element of the course is complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation in a student's particular area of interest.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,050 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,050 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,350 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
ABS Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3200