Brunel University London: Accounting and Business Management (MSc)

InstitutionBrunel University London View institution profile
Department Brunel Business School
Telephone +44 (0)1895 265 599
Study type Taught


Accounting information lies at the heart of management and is also used by investors, business contacts, competitors and other external parties. Therefore, the MSc Accounting and Business Management appeals to graduates with a business-related degree who want to develop their understanding of accounting and management in a business context and develop skills that enhance their employability. The rigorous and integrated syllabus emphasises the value of developing knowledge and skills progressively. It supports personal learning and development through managed choice and encourages personal initiative, enthusiasm and positive study habits.

<b> Special features </b> <p>
Valuable accounting and management skills for students intending to seek employment in today's competitive job market and those who will work in the family business <p>
Strong foundation for entrepreneurs planning to set up and manage their own businesses <p>
Graduating students receive accreditation from ACCA in respect of three papers at Foundation Level <p>
Graduating students receive accreditation from ICAEW in respect of three papers at Professional Stage <p>
Graduating students receive accreditation from CIMA in respect of two papers at Certificate Level, one paper at Operational Level and two papers at Management Level <p>
Graduating students receive accreditation from AIA in respect of six papers, which form a part of the AIA professional qualification <p>
Firm foundation for future doctoral studies <p>

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A 2:2 UK Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in management, business studies or a cognate discipline (with a large component of management related subjects in their degree) and evidence of numeracy skills.

Applicants with non-degree qualifications will be also considered who have relevant work experience (minimum 5 years full-time post qualification) and will be assessed on an interview basis.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.
English Language Requirements are IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas), Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores), BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).


Teaching and learning methods typically comprise weekly lecture/workshops with the use of PowerPoint slides and other audio-visual teaching aids. The virtual learning environment provides access to the module guides, teaching and learning materials, and other resources. There will be opportunities for active-learning and formative feedback.

The dissertation is a self-directed activity guided by a supervisor. Assessment is based on the project report. Most of the accounting modules are assessed solely by examination, as this is a requirement for potential exemption from the professional examinations. Other modules are assessed by coursework and examination.


<b>Modules include:</b> <p> Financial accounting; <p> Financial reporting; <p> Management accounting; <p> Current issues in accounting; <p> International management; <p> Understanding business and management research; <p> Dissertation. <p> <b>Optional modules:</b> <p> Business performance management; <p> Business planning; <p> Entrepreneurship; <p> Strategic Management; <p> Global diversity management; <p> International business ethics and corporate governance; <p> International Business Strategy.

Location Main Site
Kingston Lane


Channel Islands 9750 GBP for Year 1
EU 9750 GBP for Year 1
England 9750 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 9750 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 9750 GBP for Year 1
Wales 9750 GBP for Year 1
International 16200 GBP for Year 1

Brunel University 


Brunel University Brunel University, London is a campus based university founded in 1966. Brunel’s mission is to combine academic rigour with the practical, entrepreneurial and imaginative approach pioneered by its namesake, Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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