Published: 09 May 2024

Top jobs with one of our MScs in finance and accounting

Invest in your professional development and secure your dream career with one of our accounting and finance masters courses.  

Here at Surrey Business School (SBS) we provide you with transferable skills such as leadership, problem-solving, communication and professionalism required to work successfully in the finance industry or to pursue further academic study within the subject area. 

Our optional modules give you a broader perspective on the subject matter and allow you to specialise in areas that suit your particular interest or future career needs. 

With 94 per cent of our Surrey Business School postgraduate students going on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2023, HESA), find out where our postgraduates go onto after they leave Surrey. 

Accounting and Finance MSc 

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

Graduates who complete the Accounting and Finance MSc have embarked on careers in roles such as:  

  • Financial Manager 

  • Financial Advisor 

  • Financial Analyst 

  • Accountant 

  • Auditor 

  • Economist 

  • Actuary. 

FinTech and Policy 

Our FinTech and Policy MSc masters will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to understand the ever-changing FinTech landscape.  

You’ll receive a high-quality education that is both intellectually rigorous and at the forefront of FinTech and Policy research, relevant for problem-solving and decision-making by managers, policy-makers, business organisations and legal professionals in the area of business, social, legal, ethical and policy. 

Graduates who complete the FinTech and Policy MSc have embarked on careers in roles such as:  

  • Risk manager 

  • App developer 

  • Compliance officer 

  • Data specialist 

  • Financial analyst 

  • Blockchain developer. 

International Corporate Finance 

Our International Corporate Finance MSc will provide you with the theoretical framework and practical skills that finance professionals working in corporations and financial institutions need to be able to understand and critically analyse the increasingly complex financial and sustainable dimensions in different global contexts. 

Graduates who complete the International Corporate Finance MSc have embarked on careers in roles such as:  

  • Investment manager analyst or associate 

  • Consultant 

  • Private banking officer 

  • Corporate finance executive 

  • Transactions due diligence associate 

  • Financial analyst. 

Fast-track your career in finance at an international level by engaging in real-life business challenges and gain a practical understanding of rapidly changing financial market conditions. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), our International Financial Management MSc will make you highly employable and able to make a real impact in your next role.  

Graduates who completed the International Financial Management MSc have embarked on careers in roles such as:  

  • Financial Accountant 

  • Financial Analyst 

  • Financial Advisor 

  • Investment Banker 

  • Stockbroker 

  • Management Consultant 

  • Actuary 

  • Venture Capitalist. 

Investment Management 

On our Investment Management MSc you’ll gain an insight into the cutting-edge areas of ethics, behavioural finance, financial modelling, and environmental and social issues within green finance. You’ll be attuned to the current aspects of the investment and finance professions. 

Graduates who complete the Investment Management MSc have embarked on careers in roles such as: 

  • Investment/portfolio manager 

  • Investment fund/wealth manager 

  • Investment analyst 

  • Business analyst 

  • Financial advisor 

  • Investor relations 

  • Consultancy. 

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

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

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