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Accounting and Management (MSc)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Explore the key strategic and tactical challenges faced by managers at all levels with our full-time MSc Accounting and Management degree. You’ll develop your financial management practice to understand the risks and uncertainties impacting modern business.

On this course, you’ll focus on accounting and financial management as you learn how to measure and assess organisational performance. This will give you the skills to pursue careers in finance, accounting or consultancy.

Our master's in accounting and management is a great way to advance to higher-level strategic management roles. You don’t need training or experience in accounting to apply, and we consider applicants from a range of backgrounds.

During the course, you’ll gain a solid foundation in management and accounting concepts, along with related topics including:

  • managing in a global context
  • accounting for corporate performance
  • marketing in the digital age

You can personalise your learning to suit your professional needs. For example, you can choose to focus on:

  • corporate finance
  • international logistics
  • risk taking and decision making
  • entrepreneurial governance
  • project management

Our academic team will enrich your learning through their research and industry insights.

Careers

You’ll boost your salary potential by graduating with the accounting and management skills employers are looking for:

  • analysis and interpretation of financial reports and accounts
  • accounting in business decision making and corporate governance
  • appreciation of management in a global context
  • design of a marketing campaign
  • identification, analysis and interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data

As a graduate you can work for banking organisations, financial institutions, accounting firms and consultancies. Examples of the companies our students have gone on to work for include:

  • EY
  • PwC
  • Deloitte
  • McLaren Automotive Ltd

If, once you've graduated, you decide to study for professional qualifications you may be able to apply for accounting qualification exemptions.

This master's is also good preparation for further research at PhD level.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,500per year

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

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    148 67%

    24th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    50th

    20

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