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At Surrey Business School, you will graduate equipped with the skills needed to work in multinational corporations, and be a successful decision-maker in an increasingly complex, global financial environment.
Practical at heart, we will encourage you to embrace the regular opportunities to engage with real-world business problems throughout the programme.
Our MSc Accounting and Finance programme provides you with a solid understanding of financial accounting systems used around the world and their application for decision-making.
In addition, you will receive a complete introduction to financial theory through a study of the challenges of investing capital. You will become acquainted with econometric techniques and undertake a substantial course in corporate finance equipping you to thrive in the fast changing global business environment.
The programme’s core modules rigorously address the relevant theory, in addition to the quantitative techniques needed to understand the literature and undertake empirical investigations.
The optional modules allow you to widen your perspective on the subject matter and tailor the programme to your career aspirations and interests.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year. It consists of eight taught modules and a dissertation.
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
The programmes aim to provide a high quality education that is intellectually rigorous and up-to-date, as well as relevant to the needs of future accounting and finance professionals in the financial sector or any other large corporations and the academia.
They provide theoretical framework and practical skills that accounting and finance professionals working in banks and financial corporations need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global financial environment.
They also provide a valuable foundation for those considering continuing their academic studies in the field of applied finance and accounting leading to a PhD level.
The programmes provide the students with the basis for developing their own approach to learning and personal development.
The compulsory modules aim to provide not only a rigorous treatment of the relevant theory, but also the quantitative techniques necessary to understand the literature and undertake empirical investigations in the areas of accounting and finance.
The optional modules aim to offer students a broader perspective on the subject matter and allow them to specialise in areas that are of particular interest to them.
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.
Learn more about opportunities that might be available for this particular programme by using our student exchanges search tool.
Surrey Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
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Please note these fees are for the academic year 2017/2018 only. Annual fees will rise by four per cent (rounded up to the nearest £100) for each year of study.