Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management MSc



Course introduction

Overview

Our Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management MSc course will provide you with an advanced understanding of the economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management. You'll explore the importance of accountability and information, corporate governance, and ethics in global financial markets. With an undergraduate degree in a relevant social science subject, you'll be ready to tackle the intellectually challenging world of finance. Through a combination of core modules and your own choice of management areas, you'll come away fully equipped to thrive in any industry you choose to go into.

Course detail

We want you to be able to achieve business success in any industry, anywhere in the world. So we'll equip you with theoretical knowledge ? as well as the means to apply this to good business practice. Our stimulating choice of modules allow you to customise your programme to your interests. You'll gain a deep understanding of a range of issues facing businesses around the world, including: theoretical foundations of accounting, accountability and financial management; application of technical accounting and financial management techniques to a variety of scenarios; internal workings of financial institutions and accounting firms and their inter-relationships; importance of accounting and financial management for businesses and financial institutions; need for accounting, accountability and financial management to incorporate corporate governance, social responsibility, the needs of a broad group of stakeholders and ethical considerations.

Course format and assessment

We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study. We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Career prospects

Some of our graduates choose further study at King?s, while others go on to work in a range of fields including management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations.



Start date

2021-SEP-27, 2022-JAN-17. 2021-SEP-27, 2022-JAN-17.

Tuitions and fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 Years - full-time Ucas MSc £15675 Home Fees
1 Years - full-time Ucas MSc £31350 Overseas Fees
1 Years - full-time Ucas MSc £31350 European Fees


Qualifications required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Undergraduate degree high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject). In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum high 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • International entry requirements: Undergraduate degree high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject). In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum high 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. Overseas students will be required to demonstrate IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill. TOEFL iBT score of 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100