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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 help further your career and cement your credibility. We expect graduates of the programme to progress toward senior management roles in their organisations.
Students may take their core modules in the order they choose. You may start in any block and take one six-week module at a time. We have a range of assessment tools that complement the module you are studying and ensure that you are meeting key employability skills. The dissertation is then completed over four blocks (six months). Here you will apply research methodologies and financial analytical skills, learnt on the programme, to report on a particular organisation.
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
You have four blocks (six months) to complete the dissertation.
For more information, please fill out the form to request more info.
Applicants must have one of the following to enter the online programme:
- A good UK honours degree in accounting, finance or a related subject area (minimum lower second class) OR
- An equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University OR
- CIMA – 5 certificate papers + 3 operational level papers (E1 + P1 + F1) OR
- ACCA – foundation level papers (i.e. F1 – F9) OR
- Relevant HND
- Two references, one from an academic referee
- Official academic transcript of your grades to date
- Completed application form
International students must meet English language requirements. You may be eligible for an English proficiency waiver, please contact us for further information on how you can take advantage of our waiver policy.
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 Controller
- Financial Accountant
- Project Accountant
- Investment Analyst
- Tax Accountant
- Financial Manager
- Management Accountant
- Decision Analyst