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International Business, Accounting and Finance MSc

International Business, Accounting and Finance MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies Finance / Accounting (General) Business & Finance Financial Management Accounting

Course type


Course Summary

Prepares business and non-business graduates for broad-based and specialised careers in international business.


Whether you have a business or non-business degree, this course will give you a good grounding in business strategy, finance and investment in an international context.

There is also extensive opportunity to choose a specialism to go alongside your International Business degree. This gives you the opportunity to study an area that suits you and your career preferences. These specialisms, often referred to as “pathways” are as follows:

MSc International Business, Accounting and Finance
MSc International Business, Banking and Finance
MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship
MSc International Business and Finance
MSc International Business and Human Resource Management
MSc International Business and Investment
MSc International Business and Management
MSc International Business and Marketing
MSc International Business, Marketing and Human Resource Management
MSc International Business and Strategy

The pathway specific modules allow you to tailor your programme of studies to suit your needs for future professional or academic development.

International Business MSc is dual accredited by CMI. This means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your degree.

The course responds directly to employers’ needs and prioritises team work, research and data analysis, report writing, presentations and multi-cultural interaction. It comprises a foundation module, eight core and optional modules and a short focused business report.

The titles of the pathways listed below indicate to future employers the skills and understanding you have developed on the course.


At the University of Dundee our master’s courses prepare you for a successful career, wherever in the world you plan to work. Employers expect their postgraduate recruits to have advanced technical and communication skills, to be confident team-workers, independent researchers, good project-managers and be at the leading edge of their specialism. Our degree courses are designed to respond to these demands.

Our graduates work in small and large multinational firms with offices throughout the world.

You’ll be able to make use of the University's dedicated Careers service to help you to confidently present yourself to the world's top employers.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



You will examine the fundamental concepts of international trade, finance and investment. It introduces the tools and techniques for asset pricing and capital budgeting, provides an overview of financial risk assessment and balance of payments and analyses the operation of the foreign exchange market and the determination of exchange rates. Topics you will cover include compounding, discounting and discounted cash flow analysis, the valuation of stocks and bonds in financial markets, the measurement of risk and the role of risk in asset pricing and financial decision-making, the balance of payments and the influence of macroeconomic factors on trade, the operation of currency markets and theories of exchange rate determination.
BU52013 - Strategic Management Accounting - Core
BU51013 - Global Financial Markets - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Generally a good (at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent) first degree in any subject which has enabled the applicant to develop analytical and quantitative skills. If you are concerned that your qualifications do not meet our normal expectation you may apply, but you should include a short personal statement concerning your general interest in your own education, work experience and prior relevant learning. Places are limited and early application is advised even for well-qualified candidates.