University of Edinburgh Business School

University of Edinburgh

Accounting and Finance

This programme is a comprehensive and intensive investigation into key areas in accounting and finance. Designed for those with a quantitative background, it is both academically rigorous and closely in line with professional practice. The MSc in Accounting and Finance is especially useful for those graduates with work experience in accounting looking to gain essential practical skills in finance - and, of course, vice versa. Although the compulsory core courses ensure a good balance between both accounting and finance study, the option courses give students the opportunity to specialise - tailoring their studies towards their chosen career. Studying accounting and finance in Edinburgh gives students the opportunity to base themselves at the heart of the UK's second largest financial centre. Many of Europe's leading financial institutions have their headquarters here, a fact that we make full use of on the MSc programme. We regularly bring guest speakers to the School to talk directly to accounting and finance students on real, current practice. The School also maintains good relationships with a number of accounting and finance professionals who will be on hand to provide advice on research and career opportunities. It is essential connections like these that characterise the dynamic nature of this strongly vocational programme. Our strong connection to industry is exemplified by our work in the Centre for Financial Markets Research, and the Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research. Bringing together leading academics and practitioners, the centres are a keen theatre of debate, creating new thoughts, new ideas for both the theoretical study and practical application of accounting, finance and investment.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on the University of Edinburgh website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See the University of Edinburgh website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 29,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 22,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 22,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 22,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 22,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 22,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Admissions Team (Business School - MSc)
Telephone number: 
01316519663