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Accounting and Finance - MSc (Full-Time, 2018 Entry)

Have you got a background in accounting with sound quantitative skills?

Do you want to enhance them by developing a more critical understanding while exploring current theories and cutting-edge techniques in finance?

Join us and after 12 months in our creative and innovative learning environment you will leave well-equipped for a wide range of careers in international accounting.

Compulsory Modules:

  • Financial Markets
  • Management Accounting & Control
  • Financial Accounting: Theory and Context
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis
  • Research Methods in Accounting
  • Dissertation

Optional Modules:

This course has optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the award. As a research led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current. For the optional modules available on this course please visit the department website.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.


You will study six compulsory modules and two optional modules of your choice, one of which must be from Accounting. Finance modules are taken from our very successful MSc in Finance – the UK’s top pure finance course (ranked 9th in the world and 1st in the UK in The Financial Times' Masters in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2017).

Assessment is a mix of exams and coursework with your 10-12,000 word dissertation bringing all your learning together at the end.


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Essential information


Full-time: 1 year

Entry requirements

First Class Honours degree or 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study

Warwick Business School

Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Home/EU: £34,000 per year
Overseas: £34,000 per year

Find out more about fees and funding via both the WBS and University website.


Department website

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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.