Warwick Business School

MSc Accounting & Finance


New for September 2011, this degree is taught intensively over a 12-month period.

Masters in Accounting Program: First Term

In the first term, you will study four core modules: Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Quantitative Methods, and Issues in Accounting.

Masters in Accounting Program Second Term

In the second term, you will continue with Issues in Accounting, plus you will study Financial Statement Analysis. You will also choose 2 elective modules from a wide choice, including Management Accounting, Critical Accounting, Accounting Information and Share Prices, Corporate Governance, and Accounting and Investment. One of your electives may be from Finance. Over the summer, you will complete a supervised dissertation of around 12,000 words. There are opportunities for some students to undertake a project with a city firm as their dissertation.

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

The fees for 2011 are £22,500 (for both UK/EU and overseas applicants).

Scholarships for the MSc in Accounting and Finance

There are 27 scholarships of £10,000 each, available to UK and EU students, across the four Finance programmes.

Length12 months
Application Deadline

Applications for September entry are being accepted now and can be made online.

Rolling admissions system

There is no official deadline for applications as we operate a rolling admissions system.

Application Procedure

The general entry requirements for this course are a first or good upper second class honours degree from a UK university (with average grades of 65% or above), or an equivalent qualification from an overseas university.

How much should you know about Accounting?

Your degree should contain substantial quantitative elements and some Accounting.

What about work experience?

Work experience is not required.

Required Language Skills

If English is not your first language, you will be required to take an IELTS test or its equivalent and obtain a minimum score of 7.5 (for TOEFL IBT we require a score of at least 109).