MSc Economics, Accounting and FinanceFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Course length||One year full-time|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Number of places||Not fixed|
|Start date||September 2016|
The School of Economics, Finance and Management aims to provide excellence in teaching and learning within a stimulating research environment. The programme aims to take graduate students with only limited knowledge of economics, accounting and/or finance and to provide them with an understanding of the key concepts and current issues in the field.
You will read and assess the current literature in the main fields of economics, accounting and finance and form independent, informed judgements about it. You will then plan and embark on a programme of independent research (under appropriate supervision) undertaking a thorough literature review in a prescribed topic area and/or analysing economic, accounting or financial data and relating the results to theory.
Fees for 2016/17
Full time fees
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
Funding for 2016/17
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
- Economics for Finance and Management
- Finance and Accounting
- International Financial Accounting
- Quantitative Methods for Economics, Finance and Management
Economics options - select two from:
- Growth, Trade and Structural Change
- Industrial Economics
- International Business
- Introduction to Business and Economic Forecasting
- Introduction to Development Economics
- Law and Economics
- Personnel Economics
Accounting options - select one from:
- Accountability and Accounting for Sustainability
- Accounting and Capital Markets
- Accounting Theory, Scandals and Standards
- Auditing and Assurance Services
- Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
- Strategic Management Accounting
Finance options - select one from:
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Markets and Investment
- International Finance
Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.
The MSc is completed with a project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words. A choice of dissertation subject areas is provided and you choose your specific topic from one of these broader areas. Many of the dissertations are literature-based and you will be expected to acquire and use literature search skills using a range of electronic and traditional sources.
A first or good upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) that demonstrates mathematical ability.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Selection process||Online application form|
|English language requirements||
Further information about English language requirements
|Admissions statement||Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.|
The overall deadline is 1st July 2016.
The School continues to welcome applications that fulfil our admissions criteria to select a balanced international student cohort. As students from different countries tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some countries may close earlier in the year. Due to very high demand from students from China, applications from such students closed on 20 January 2016.
The programme will provide you with a sound basis for your future career in a wide range of fields including: economics, accounting, finance, public service and teaching. You will also develop a range of transferable skills that will be of value in employment.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
Categories 18 and 19 apply. Please see full REF 2014 results for the University of Bristol.
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
Get in touch
Graduate Studies Admissions Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1519 Email: email@example.com
Graduate Studies Office
School of Economics, Finance and Management
University of Bristol
8 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TN http://www.bristol.ac.uk/efm