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Accounting and Finance
Our MSc Accounting and Finance balances technical accounting and finance knowledge with practical skills. You are taught in small interactive groups by experts from the professions as well as leading researchers in the field.
Throughout this course, you can:
- gain up to 7 exemptions from the ACCA
- acquire professional and digital skills to prepare you for your career
- develop a thorough understanding of financial and management accounting
- explore how different financial markets, banks and foreign exchange operate
- appreciate broader issues including corporate social responsibility
- engage with our guest speakers such as the Deputy Chair of KPMG and managers from Grant Thornton, ICAEW.
Our students have gone on to work with prestigious global organisations such as PwC, Deloitte, Oxfam, UK Civil Service and Huawei, and have careers such as accountant, auditor, tax official, banking operational officer and financial analyst.
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Learning and assessment
The MSc Accounting and Finance has:
- four compulsory taught modules
- one or two elective modules
- a research project.
There are two main areas of research related to this subject: Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Social Responsibility and Governance, and Applied Economics, Finance and Development.
The Accounting cluster focuses on how accountability and responsibility is achieved, explored from a range of perspectives and methodological approaches.
The Economics cluster comprises applied macro- and microeconomics as well as finance, environmental sustainability and development.
After you graduate
This course helps you develop both academically and professionally providing you with a strong foundation for a career in accounting and finance. You will be able to apply for ACCA exemptions, once you have completed your programme. It offers you an opportunity to create global business links with fellow students, teaching staff and professionals you may meet during your time at Brookes. You will develop the following skills, which are embedded into the programme:
- quantitative analysis
- digital literacy
- team working.
The MSc in Accounting and Finance develops your ability to compete for challenging and interesting roles in the profession or general business.
Our students are attractive to employers both in the UK and internationally and have gone to work in prestigious corporations such as:
- UK Civil Service
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.