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MSc Accountancy and Financial Management

MSc Accountancy and Financial Management

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18 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course Summary

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management degree is designed to help support your career development in business, accounting and financial management roles. The course offers finance, accountancy and broader management knowledge and is ideal for individuals seeking to obtain roles within Global, Public and Private Sector Companies.


The course offers the opportunity to explore the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the different contexts in which firms operate, and how they are managed. It will equip you with applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, business ethics, risk and business strategy, financial performance, and taxation/auditing. Being intellectually stimulating and challenging, the course opens up career development opportunities as well as the opportunity to enhance your critical and investigative skills, and could benefit your professional practice. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Why should I complete the MSc Accountancy and Financial Management Degree?

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management is great qualification to acquire as it will take your employability to global fronts. Successful completion of this MSc will provide you with necessary business skills and knowledge needed for roles in financial analysis, investment banking, management, public administration and accountancy, and will be useful if you want to pursue a career in industry, commerce or with professional services organisations.

Career Prospects

The Master’s Degree in Accountancy and Financial Management will give graduates the opportunity to explore a global career in a variety of roles in financial analysis and management, banking, public administration and accountancy. These may be within the private, public or voluntary sector, or a multinational company or SME. Graduates may also explore a range of other careers within:

  • Corporate finance
  • Auditing
  • Retail Management
  • Financial consultancy
  • Tax and pensions
  • Stocks and shares
  • Loss adjusting
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Insurance
  • Credit and investment analysis
  • Claims inspection


This module provides students with an opportunity to undertake an extended and substantial piece of research. It allows students to synthesise their academic knowledge acquired from the taught MSc modules and to produce an evaluative and critical discussion of an Accountancy or Financial Management related issue. The module aims to enable students to acquire and demonstrate a high level of autonomy in the critical appropriation and utilisation of knowledge derived from diverse sources to underpin their own professional development. It also aims to help students to develop their abilities in: Identifying a problem, establishing its significance, formulating a hypothesis/proposition, designing means of testing hypothesis, and evaluating the results. The module specification for the dissertation is the same for all the Masters programmes offered by the School. However, the dissertation topic chosen by the students must be directly related to their programme of study.

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Entry requirements

Normally, you’ll have at least an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree (or equivalent) in Accounting or Accountancy. Alternatively, you’ll have at least an Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours degree (or equivalent) in Business Management. If this is the case, we’ll counsel you towards taking the Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Financial Performance option modules. We'll also consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.

University information

Regent College London (RCL) is a diverse and exciting institution situated in the heart of UK capital, with multiple locations across the city. In addition to a diverse portfolio of undergraduate courses, the college offers two specialist postgraduate qualifications from its School of Business and Enterprise. These are designed to help students already in employment or with aspirations in the business field to take their career to the next...more