University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Accounting and Finance

This course is for those wishing to extend their knowledge of accounting and finance to an advanced level; options allow students to study a particular aspect of accounting or taxation in more depth. Participate in and contribute to the improvement of financial information systems within organisations and gain an appreciation of accounting and financial issues. Graduates of this course will understand the techniques required to make informed managerial decisions.

Entry requirements

Degree in accounting or finance, or a professional qualification or overseas equivalent; applications are assessed on individual merit; international students require evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

Corporate finance; equity markets; financial accounting 1 and 2; foundations of research in accounting and finance; management accounting 1 and 2; dissertation; plus optional modules from; accounting, organisations and society; financial reporting and markets; international corporate governance; international accounting and taxation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, case studies, coursework, examinations and dissertation.


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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Business and Law
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4393