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MSc International Accounting & Finance Recognition
- 5 QS stars for excellence
- Gold Level Small Business Charter Award
- Designed for accounting and finance experts to take their careers to the next level
The online MSc in International Accounting & Finance builds upon your existing expertise in accounting and finance to make a career transition. Graduates of the programme progress toward senior management roles in their organisations.
Students may take their core modules in the order they choose but must take BPG112 in the first term, in addition to another module. The dissertation is completed over four blocks (six months). You may start in any block and take one six-week module at a time. The way you are assessed will vary.
You’ll work collaboratively while building on individual strengths. A wide variety of Aston alumni have established themselves as leaders within their respective industries as well as innovators within their fields.
“Aston has been the greatest experience of my life. The cultural diversity has provided the best learning environment for my future success.” — Amica Woo, alumnaDissertation
Apply research methodologies and financial analytical skills to report on a particular organisation. You have four blocks (six months) to complete the dissertation.
Questions? Fill out the form to download your brochure or call an Admissions Adviser at +44 808 168 5253.
Applicants must have one of the following to enter the online programme:
- A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) OR
- An equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
- CIMA – 5 certificate papers + 3 operational level papers (E1 + P1 + F1)
- ACCA – foundation level papers (i.e. F1 – F9)
- Relevant HND
- Two references, one from an academic referee
- Official academic transcript of your grades to date
- Completed application form
To study MSc International Accounting & Finance online, you must have completed your first undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or a related subject area.
With any equivalent qualification, excluding a UK honours degree, you will also require three years’ relevant work-based business experience.International Students
English language requirements must be met, and applicants must have an official English-language transcript.Exempt Individuals
Graduates with two years of study from a UK university and who have achieved a 2:2 within the last two years may meet the English language requirements. Graduates with one year in the UK and a 2:1 may also be within the English language requirements. Domicile in a majority English-speaking country for two years prior may also meet the English language requirements.English Language Requirements
- TOEFL: 93 for postgraduate programmes
- IELTS: 6.0 Academic Test — standard or from a UKVI test centre
- Pearson: 63 Academic Test of English
Aston’s Fees and Funding page can educate you on funding options available.
Careers and Outcomes
Position yourself for senior management and leadership roles in the areas of finance and accounting. Prepare to transition into the next phase of your career, as well as stretch across disciplines. Positions available to individuals with this degree include:
- Financial Accountant
- Tax Accountant
- Financial Manager
- Management Accountant
- Decision Analyst