Published: 29 April 2020

Top jobs with a degree in accounting and finance

Find out how a degree in accounting and finance could boost your career in the industry.

University of Surrey | Paul Stead
Our courses will provide you with essential knowledge and skills, as well as offering informed support and guidance to assist you in your studies.

Our Accounting and Finance MSc has been designed to equip you with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations. You will work with popular financial and management accounting systems and learn how to apply them in the decision-making process. As part of your learning, you will take part in practical activities and take courses in the foundations of accounting and finance to ensure you have the knowledge to thrive in the global business environment. 

“This course is delivered by both academic research staff and practitioners who have real-world experiences. Students will be equipped with both soft and hard skills needed to work in multinational corporations and be a successful decision-maker in an increasingly complex global financial environment.”

 Dr Shan Hua, Lecturer in Accounting and Programme Leader

Graduates who complete the Accounting and Management MSc are likely to pursue careers in roles such as: 

  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Economist
  • Actuary

Many of our graduates go on to complete a PhD, investigating an area of personal interest.

Discover more about our accounting and finance courses and what it’s like being a student at Surrey.

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