University of Strathclyde

International Accounting and Finance

The programme is for graduates looking to broaden their previous study of accounting or for those already working in accounting or finance.

The course gives you an international perspective on the theory and practice of accounting. You'll study financial management and securities markets. There's a particular focus on the move towards harmonisation with international accounting standards and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (upper second-class preferred), or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies, maths, statistics or computing.

Course modules

Semester 1: Principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; quantitative methods for finance; international financial markets and banking.
Semester 2: Advanced corporate finance and application; advanced accounting; management accounting.
Elective classes: Security analysis; portfolio theory and management; empirical methods in finance; international accounting.

Assessment methods

Every class will either have a class test or assignment during Semester 1 and 2. The exams for all classes will take place at the end of the semester in January and June.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 12,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 21,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months

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