Leeds University Business School

MSc Accounting and Finance


Businesses and governments rely on sound financial knowledge to underpin their strategies for success. This popular Masters degree kick-starts your professional career, delivering advanced modules in the key areas of accounting and finance – ideal if you already have a background in accounting and/ or finance. Practical exercises and trading simulations provide you with the opportunity to test your knowledge in real-life scenarios.


Career opportunities for graduates of this programme are vast. You will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of core accounting and finance principles, and the numerical and analytical skills to succeed in this rapidly changing complex environment.

Previous graduates have gone on to work as management accountants, management consultants, audit managers, finance managers, equity managers and credit risk officers.

Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsAcademic background in business or economics
Tuition Fees

UK/EU £9,000 International £18,000 (2013 fees).

There are numerous scholarships available for UK, EU and International students. Details can be found on our website.

Length12 months
Application Procedure

You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) or equivalent in a relevant subject, e.g. accounting, finance, economics, mathematics. Must have a good grounding in quantitative subjects. A background in accounting is essential.