MSc in International Accounting and Finance
Who is it for?
If you are an ambitious, curious and hard-working graduate, driven to excel and succeed in the area of finance or accounting, this is the right course for you.
The International Accounting and Finance MSc is a highly practical course so you’ll need to possess sound quantitative skills.
This is a master's course for graduates that are keen to acquire both the leading techniques in finance and analytical understanding of accounting in measuring economic activities in a business.
You will be able to tailor your course with elective modules to pursue selected fields in depth and address your individual career choice.
You can choose modules that will enable you to focus at greater depth on finance, or that will provide you with knowledge you will need to prepare for professional accounting qualifications.
"Along with the formal accounting and finance knowledge, the International Accounting and Finance course will give you insights into industry trends and current changes. As part of the curricula, you can study towards the IFRS Certificate which will enhance your career prospects and expertise. Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) offers many opportunities beyond the course from events and conferences to clubs and societies and careers advice."
- Lorraine Viala, MSc International Accounting and Finance alumnus
This is a one-year, full-time, expertly structured programme that will provide you with the real-world finance and accounting expertise that leads to a wide range of rewarding international roles.
The emphasis of the International Accounting and Finance programme is to enable you to critically assess the implications of financial figures for a multitude of finance related topics.
During the course you will develop a deep understanding of the use of finance and accounting tools in the context of global capital markets.
The postgraduate programme is designed to equip you with skills for using both finance theory and analysis together with accounting numbers in investment decisions and corporate assessment.
For example, you will learn how to think in financial terms and develop the methods that will help you weigh financial risks when valuing underlying real assets, evaluating a strategy, and drawing conclusion about the business using financial figures, you will acquire analytical skills for making informed assessments on key financial decision, you will develop deep understanding of the fundamental issues behind international capital flows, their accounting treatment and bearings on business decisions.
This is a demanding and highly rewarding course and after leaving it you will be well-prepared for a broad range of financial careers.
MSc International Accounting and Finance graduates find careers in investment and corporate banks, accountancy and audit firms, ratings firms, private equity, financial data providers, venture capital, and finance departments in major corporations.
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