University of Brighton: Finance and Accounting (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Brighton View institution profile
Department Brighton Business School View department profile
Study type Taught


This course will help you develop an in-depth knowledge of financial theory and practice, research methods, financial markets, financial accounting and management accounting. It will equip you with the skills necessary to advise on financial accounting standards, solve complex business problems and address contemporary issues in financial theory and practice.

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. International students who need help meeting the academic entry requirements should contact our International College. For non-native speakers of English: a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not your 1st language, you will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6.0 in the written test and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out above should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the University of Brighton's Language Institute.


Assessment methods include dissertation.


Core modules: Moving to Masters; economics of financial markets; financial theory and practice; research methods for finance and economics; issues in financial accounting; issues in management accounting; dissertation. Plus one from: Advanced financial mathematics; applied econometrics and financial time series analysis; banking and financial institutions; emerging financial markets; financial derivatives; financial regulation (economic principles and institutional frameworks); financial risk management; international portfolio management; market-making and investment strategies; money, interest rates and banking.

Location Moulsecoomb Campus
Lewes Road


EU 11700 GBP for Year 1
England 11700 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 11700 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 11700 GBP for Year 1
Wales 11700 GBP for Year 1
International 15480 GBP for Year 1

University of Brighton
Brighton Business School


At Brighton we cultivate entrepreneurial thinkers. Based on the beautiful British coast, within one hour of London and 30 minutes from London Gatwick International Airport, we are a professional business school offering internationally recognised undergraduatepostgraduate and executive courses across a wide range of business subjects.

Through our strong relationships with professional bodies and organisations from across the world we deliver career-focused courses that allow students the opportunity to practically apply their knowledge.

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