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International Accounting and Finance MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

If you’re looking to take your accounting and finance skills to the next level and enhance your international employability, then our MSc International Accounting and Finance is perfect for you.

This course will develop your understanding of key concepts, enhance your technical abilities and help you appreciate the crucial role accounting and finance plays in organisations, by determining strategy and impacting decision making.

Several modules on this course are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

The course concludes with a Business Project; a substantial piece of work designed to provide you with an opportunity to analyse a business problem and practically apply the knowledge and skills developed during the course.

Why choose us?

We belong to an elite group of business schools in the world, thanks to our triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We pride ourselves on our track record of exceptional levels of student satisfaction and teaching quality.

This course will set you up for a rewarding career in the financial sector. Our graduates have secured coveted graduate positions at leading international firms, including, accountancy heavyweights Pricewaterhouse Coopers and technology giants IBM. Given the broad range of skills developed on the course, you’ll be able to pursue a variety of roles in the financial sector. Recent graduates have secured international roles as trainee accountants, tax associates, financial analysts and auditors.

We attract students from all over the world, meaning the course gives you the chance to mix with people from different cultures and a variety of backgrounds. You’ll develop valuable cross-cultural communication, teamwork and management skills. These are essential competences for today’s modern multinational businesses.

Professional accreditations and exemptions

This course is also a fantastic stepping stone towards becoming a qualified accountant. Several modules are accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This means you will benefit from exemptions, which reduces the amount of ACCA or CIMA professional training and exams you’ll need to take to become a fully qualified accountant once in employment.

Learning, teaching and assessment

This course will be delivered using a wide range of teaching methods and techniques. We use a combination of lectures, tutorials, business simulations, group work and case studies to enhance your learning experience. For example, the international taxation and accounting module looks at a range of organisations and examines their tax affairs in detail, whilst The Aston Global Advantage module gives you the opportunity to participate in a bespoke accounting business simulation. These applied learning techniques allow you to test your knowledge in key areas, helping you to gain a deeper understanding of international accounting and finance in practice.

Overseas opportunities

We benefit from an extensive network of partner institutions, including some of the highest ranked business schools in Europe, such as Kedge Business School in France. We also have partnerships with univesities worldwide, from Australia, to China, and USA to Singapore.

Placements

As part of this course you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement and gain valuable professional experience.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,850per year

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

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    131 59%

    36th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    81st

    62

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