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Course summary

This highly successful MSc programme is designed for students who want to put greater emphasis on accounting, finance and management topics in their graduate studies. This interdisciplinary programme is suitable for students with any degree who have some quantitative training (eg mathematics, engineering, computing, and business studies). You will learn from academics with an international reputation for research in the fields of accounting, finance and management, and this 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. You will study three core units and then be able to choose one optional unit from each of the key subject areas of accounting, finance and management and one additional optional unit from the research method section. The final part of the MSc is a project-based dissertation of between 10,000 and 15,000 words. Options for dissertation subject areas are 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 with a range of electronic and traditional sources.

Assessment method

https://bristol.ac.uk/study/media/postgraduate/admissions-statements/2023/msc-accounting-finance-management.pdf


How to apply

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students and accepts a wide range of qualifications for postgraduate study. If you study or have studied at a university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualifications, scholarships and education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or international equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or Computing (Including Computer Science, Data Science etc). Bachelor of Commerce may be accepted if specialising in Accounting, Finance and/or Banking. OR If your degree subject is not listed above, you must have evidence of an upper second class honours degree which includes three units of mathematics (see Maths qualification requirements) with 60% or above in each unit. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £15200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £15200 Year 1
Scotland £15200 Year 1
Wales £15200 Year 1
Channel Islands £15200 Year 1
EU £31100 Year 1
International £31100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year. For more information, please view the programme page on our website.
Accounting, Finance and Management at University of Bristol - UCAS