Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

International Accounting and Finance

The programme provides an international perspective on the theory and practice of accounting alongside studies of financial management and securities markets; there is a particular focus on the move towards harmonisation with international accounting standards in diverse business settings and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities; the MSc and Diploma courses follow the same taught curriculum.

Entry requirements

Excellent 1st degree or other qualification equivalent to an Honours degree from a UK university that includes study of accounting, economics, business studies, mathematics, statistics or computing; or equivalent professional qualification.

Course modules

Principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; quantitative methods for finance; international financial markets and banking; advanced corporate finance and applications; advanced accounting; management accounting; security analysis; portfolio theory and management; empirical methods in finance; international accounting; macroeconomics for the business environment; empirical research projects / dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students complete either a dissertation or a number of research projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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Telephone number: 
0141 548 3195