University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Accounting and Finance

**Why choose this course** Accountants and finance professionals help us to navigate the wide and complicated world of finance. Our MSc Accounting and Finance is taught by Surrey Business School. You will graduate equipped with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations, and be a successful decision-maker in an increasingly complex, global financial environment. This course is practical in nature, and will encourage you to embrace regular opportunities to engage with real-world business problems throughout your studies. **What you will study** Our MSc Accounting and Finance will give you with a solid understanding of financial and management accounting systems used around the world and how they are applied in decision-making. You'll also receive a complete introduction to financial theory through a study of the challenges of investing capital. You'll learn econometric techniques and take courses in the foundations of accounting and finance, equipping you to thrive in today's fast changing global business environment. This course's core modules cover highly relevant theory, in addition to the quantitative techniques you'll need to understand the literature and carry out empirical investigations.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management or Mathematics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL TIME Year 1 (full-time) FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL AUDITING AND ASSURANCE - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - Compulsory QUANTITATIVE METHODS - Compulsory CASES IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE - Compulsory CORPORATE FINANCE - Optional DERIVATIVES SECURITIES - Optional ETHICS IN FINANCE - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROJECT - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING - Compulsory INVESTMENT ANALYSIS - Optional RISK MANAGEMENT - Optional STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose 2 out of 6 modules in Semester 2 PART TIME Year 1 (part-time) FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - Compulsory PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - Compulsory CASES IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE - Compulsory ETHICS IN FINANCE - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING - Compulsory STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING - Compulsory Year 2 (part-time) INTERNATIONAL AUDITING AND ASSURANCE - Compulsory QUANTITATIVE METHODS - Compulsory CORPORATE FINANCE - Optional DERIVATIVES SECURITIES - Optional INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROJECT - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - Optional INTERNATIONAL FINANCE - Optional INVESTMENT ANALYSIS - Optional RISK MANAGEMENT - Optional Optional modules for Year 2 (part-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose 2 out of 6 modules in Semester 2

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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