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Accounting and Finance, MSc
Accounting and Finance, MSc

Accounting and Finance, MSc

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5


Course Information

Do you have a head for figures and your heart set on a career in accounting? It’s a sought-after profession, with high job security, good rates of pay and lots of interesting roles to choose from within a variety of sectors.

The MSc Accounting and Finance course at Swansea University will help you develop an advanced and in-depth understanding of key accounting and finance topics that will fast-track your future career prospects.

You don’t need a background in accounting or finance to study this one year conversion course. It’s designed to enhance your undergraduate study and accelerate you into your chosen profession anywhere in the world.

The programme is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and includes exemption from up to seven ACCA Fundamental exams. This is based on your prior learning and prevents you having to study the same topics you’ve already been taught.

The School of Management also has strong links with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, the Chartered Banker Institute, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). This close affiliation with professional bodies will enhance your career prospects and give you the edge to thrive in today’s competitive world.

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Disclaimer: Module selection options may change

Year 1 (Level 7T)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 180 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

  • Module Name

  • Principles of International Finance

  • International Financial Markets

  • Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis

  • Financial Modelling

  • Independent Project

Optional Modules

Choice of Compulsory Modules 

Choose Minimum Of 30 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students are required to choose one or both of the following compulsory modules:

  • Module Name

  • International Financial Accounting

  • Management Accounting


Optional Modules 

Choose Maximum Of 30 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : If students choose to pursue only one of the compulsory modules listed above, they will need to choose an additional 30 credits of optional modules from the list below:

  • Module Name

  • International Financial Accounting

  • Management Accounting

  • Global Risk Management and Derivatives

  • International Corporate Governance & Ethics

  • Asset Management

  • Behavioural Finance

  • International Banking and Regulation

  • Research Skills

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your MSc Accounting and Finance programme, with its ACCA accreditation, will prove to employers you have the ability in all aspects of business and that you are a strategic thinker with strong financial know how and the right business acumen. 

Your next step could be in any of these roles:

  • Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Finance Team Leader

  • Audit Associate

  • Junior Financial Analyst

  • Finance Supervisor

  • Credit Controller

  • Project System Accountant

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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