MSc International Accounting & Finance has been designed to critically develop your understanding of accounting within an international context. This programme will allow you to build on the accounting and finance knowledge you have gained during your undergraduate studies and to develop the necessary expertise to take on senior management roles within a global environment.
You will focus on the application of knowledge to a real world global context by studying modules such as International Finance, International Business and International Taxation and Accounting. This programme has a strong international orientation and as such introduces you to accounting in a wider global context.
Don’t have a background in accounting and finance or a related subject? Take a look at our MSc Accounting & Finance programme where our students come from a wide range of educational backgrounds, including both business and non-business specialisms.
Subject guide and modules
Core Modules -Business Finance -Strategic Management Accounting -International Business -International Finance -Sustainability Accounting & Accountability -The International Context of Corporate Reporting and Assurance -Financial Analysis -International Taxation and Accounting -Professional Development Programme -Ethics in Academic Practice
The programme then concludes with a dissertation project. Complete outlines for all modules are available online.
Learning, teaching and assessment
You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a final project.
Personal development You will acquire skills in the following areas: giving presentations; team working; report writing; negotiation and IT skills. Modules taught on this MSc will enable you to develop a wide range of technical and transferable skills and knowledge highly relevant to a wide range of graduate careers where analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning are required.
This programme will develop your expertise in both accounting and finance, while allowing you to gain the necessary skills for senior management roles in those areas. Positions may include: auditor, financial accountant, tax accountant, financial analyst, decision analyst, management accountant or financial manager.
A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) OR An equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. To study MSc International Accounting & Finance you must have have completed your first undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or a related subject area. As well as: Two references – at least one must be from an academic referee; An official academic transcript of your university grades to date; A completed application form.
Recipient: Aston University
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