University of Birmingham: International Accounting and Finance (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Birmingham View institution profile
Department Birmingham Business School
Study type Taught


This programme encompasses accounting in its international, public and private contexts, corporate financial management, private sector investment and foreign exchange markets; it aims to give a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting and finance; students also learn a range of techniques that can be used to solve real-life problems.

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

At least an Upper 2nd Class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject and applicants must have studied and achieved a mark equivalent to a 2.1 at Bachelor’s level in basic accounting, intermediate accounting, corporate finance and financial management (or equivalent) modules. In addition, applicants should have studied the majority of audit, tax, management/cost accounting, and financial statement analysis modules at Bachelor’s level. Standard English language requirements apply.




Compulsory modules: financial accounting theory and policy; theory of financial management.
Elective modules: foreign exchange and international money markets; management accounting; managing public money; dissertation; empirical topics in accounting and corporate finance; international business taxation; international business finance; international financial statement analysis; public sector accounting; venture capital and entrepreneurial finance; auditing theory and practice.

Location Edgbaston Campus
B15 2TU


International 19170 GBP for Year 1
EU 8910 GBP for Year 1
England 8910 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 8910 GBP for Year 1
Wales 8910 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 8910 GBP for Year 1

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