Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Finance and Accounting

The course aims to produce graduates who have a sound knowledge of both accounting standards and corporate governance, as well as their role in the operation of financial markets. It is designed to provide a solid platform of specific subject knowledge alongside a set of highly valuable and transferable employability skills for a successful career in the financial sector.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 degree in economics or finance, or an equivalent qualification from overseas; all applicants are required to have a minimum background in mathematics or statistics, accountancy, and economics or finance; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: ILETS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 580 (with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with a minimum of 20 in reading, listening, speaking and writing); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: Essentials of mathematics and statistics; financial theory; financial reporting in capital markets; quantitative methods for finance and economics; international accounting standards and policy; company valuation; investment valuation models; dissertation. Optional modules: banking; international finance; derivative securities; business finance ; bank regulation and macro-prudential policy; global financial markets.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, examinations and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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