University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

International Accounting and Finance

This programme encompasses accounting in its international, public and private contexts, corporate financial management, private sector investment and foreign exchange markets; it aims to give a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting and finance; students also learn a range of techniques that can be used to solve real-life problems.

Entry requirements

At least an upper 2nd class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject and applicants must have studied and achieved a mark equivalent to a 2.1 at Bachelor�s level in basic accounting, intermediate accounting, corporate finance and financial management (or equivalent) modules. In addition, applicants should have studied the majority of audit, tax, management/cost accounting, and financial statement analysis modules at Bachelor�s level. Standard English language requirements apply

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Financial accounting theory and policy; theory of financial management. Elective modules: Foreign exchange and international money markets; management accounting; managing public money; dissertation; empirical topics in accounting and corporate finance; international business taxation; international business finance; international financial statement analysis; public sector accounting; venture capital and entrepreneurial finance; auditing theory and practice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,370 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,580 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005