University of WinchesterMSC ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Graduates who have successfully passed all 16 AIA exam papers are eligible for entry on to the MSc Accounting and Finance programme.

Students whose first language is not English will also be required to hold an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

The programme enables you to acquire a thorough grasp of accountancy skills and an understanding of major conceptual issues, including an awareness of the relationship between accountancy and the environment in which it functions.


  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Financial Strategy and Corporate Governance
  • Investments and Behavioural Finance
  • Principles of Responsible Management
  • Research Methods in Business
  • Dissertation


In order to expand students' knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance and develop their transferrable skills of communication, team work, critical thinking and independent study, the programme adopts a variety of teaching and assessment practices. Modules are delivered via lectures, seminars and tutorials and assessment includes essays, presentations, research proposals, reports, group work and examinations. There is a requirement to undertake a significant piece of independent research which, depending on the needs of the students, can be a research based dissertations or a research based work related project.


Students will be required to attend the University of Winchester to complete the course on a full time basis.


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