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Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management MSc

King's College London, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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 Aims

  • Understand the theoretical foundations of accounting, accountability and financial management.
  • Apply technical accounting and financial management techniques to a variety of scenarios.
  • Learn the internal workings of financial institutions and accounting firms and their inter-relationships.
  • Understand the importance of accounting and financial management for businesses and financial institutions.
  • Explore the 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

Throughout the degree students are assessed by a variety of methods, which include written examinations, coursework and individual or group projects and presentations for the taught modules. The dissertation submitted in September each year is worth 60 credits. Assignment feedback is provided within four working weeks of submission.

Career prospects

As a Business School student you not only have full access to all the award winning events and resources from our central team King’s Careers and Employability service but a bespoke service curated especially for you by our dedicated careers team.

Application deadline

26 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 31,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    21st

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    175 79%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    91st

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