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Masters (MSc) in Accounting and Finance

Gain a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of accounting and finance.

A career in accounting, financial services or related sectors requires a high level of understanding of the theory and practice of accounting and finance.

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Alliance MBS is ranked 20th in the world for Accounting and Finance research according to the 2018 QS World Rankings. This course has both CFA Institute Affiliate status and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) status which positions you to progress to a research degree. It is also linked to The Manchester Accounting and Finance Group – one of the leading accounting and finance units in Europe.

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MSc Accounting and Finance / Careers

Year of entry: 2019

Career opportunities

The course provides suitable training for those who wish to take up specialist positions in the accounting and financial services sector of the economy or those who wish to subsequently pursue a research and/or an academic career via a PhD in Accounting and Finance.  Many students go on to work in the financial sector either in the City or across other sectors.

Recent recruiters

BDO LLP UK, Brammer UK, China CITIC Bank, Co-operative Auditing Department, Deloitte Enterprise Consulting, General Electric, IBM,KPMG, Lenovo, Mercedes-Benz, Nordea ASA, PwC, RBS and SME Development Bank.

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Accrediting organisations

The course conforms to the present ESRC guidelines for Masters degrees and has ESRC recognition as a postgraduate training year in preparation for undertaking a PhD

The course has partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.

Sarahi Bujani, Indonesia, MSc Accounting and Finance, Class of 2016

"The units are well designed and the course has high quality teaching staff, I could see that all of them are experts in their subject. Alliance MBS support staff are also very communicative and helpful, always ready in accommodating my needs."

Sarahi Bujani, Indonesia

MSc Accounting and Finance, Class of 2016


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