MSc Accounting, Finance and ManagementFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Number of places||Not fixed|
|Start date||September 2017|
This highly successful MSc programme is designed for students who want to put greater emphasis on finance, accounting and management topics in their graduate studies. The programme is academically rigorous and tailored to the needs of the current business environment.
In the first term you will develop key skills and a grounding in accounting, finance and management. This will prepare you for the more advanced units taught in the second term. The final part of the MSc is a dissertation. Throughout your studies you will learn and develop academic skills that will be relevant for future employment, such as analysis, synthesis and critical thinking.
Fees for 2017/18
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2017/18
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
- Finance and Accounting
- Financial Reporting
- Quantitative Methods for Economics, Finance and Management
One option is chosen from each of the key subject areas of accounting, finance and management, and a fourth option is taken from the whole range. Optional units can vary from year to year but may include:
- Group 1 options:
- Electronic Commerce
- Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
- Industrial and Managerial Economics
- Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Project Management
- Strategic Management
- Electronic Commerce
- Group 2 options:
- Accounting Theory, Scandals and Standards
- Advanced Financial Reporting
- Applied Empirical Accounting and Finance
- Auditing and Assurance Services
- Strategic Management Accounting
- Group 3 options:
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Markets and Investment
- Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
- International Finance
- Introduction to Business and Economic Forecasting
- Law and Economics
Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.
The final part of the MSc is a project-based dissertation of between 10,000 and 15,000 words. A choice of dissertation subject areas is provided and you will be able to choose from a set of dissertation topics in these broader areas. Many of the dissertations are literature-based and you are expected to acquire and use literature search skills for a range of electronic and traditional sources.
A first or very good upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) that demonstrates mathematical ability.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Application method||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.|
Some students have gone on to more specialised studies, while others have progressed to employment, with the banking and accounting/consulting sectors being particular favourites.
Our usual overall deadline is 1 July 2017 for entry in September.
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, applications are now closed to students from China.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
- 24% of research is world-leading (4 star)
- 54% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
- 22% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
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 39 41519 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