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MSc - Master of Science
Accounting Finance / Accounting (General)
Why choose this course
Accountants and finance professionals help us to navigate the wide and complicated world of business.
Our MSc Accounting and Finance course is taught by Surrey Business School. You'll graduate equipped with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations and be a successful decision-maker in an increasingly complex global financial environment. This course is practical in nature and will encourage you to embrace regular opportunities to engage with real business problems throughout your studies.
We're ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the UK by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
What you will study
You’ll gain a solid understanding of popular financial and management accounting systems and how they are applied in decision-making.
You’ll learn econometric techniques and take modules in the foundations of accounting and finance, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in today’s ever-changing global business environment.
The core modules of this course explore both industry-relevant theory and the quantitative techniques you’ll need to understand related literature and carry out empirical investigations.
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.
This masters course gives you the opportunity to develop high-level skills, which open doors to many careers. We also provide an online employability hub, giving you access to extensive advice and guidance on how to take the next step in your chosen career.
Graduates in accounting and finance can pursue careers in many roles, for example:
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management or Mathematics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
The University of Surrey was established in 1891, and has a long and rich history of education and innovation. It welcomes more than 4,000 postgraduate students annually, forming an international research and learning community representing over 120 countries from around the world. The university is known for celebrating cultural diversity and fosters an inclusive student body. The University of Surrey is a research-driven institution, and...more