Accounting and Financial Management (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
9 - 12 Months

Domestic course fees
EUR 5800

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 10500

All study options

About Accounting and Financial Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading

Start dateSeptember/October


This programme provides students with the tools for understanding the financial reporting and financial management of enterprises operating in an international environment.

Structure and Content
In this programme students can choose from two pathways; 9-months and 12-months. Both courses aim to equip students with the analytical and practical skills required to become competent players in the international business environment.
Compulsory modules
Anglo-American Accounting
International Accounting
Multinational Financial Reporting and Analysis
Financial Regulation
Financial Markets
Contemporary Management Practice (incorporating a 5000 word project, 9 month programme)
Dissertation (incorporating Study Skills, 12 month programme)

Elective modules
For the 9-month programme students will select 3 further modules, 2 of which must be critical core. For 12-month programme students will select a further 2 modules from critical core
Critical core modules
Corporate Finance
Strategy, Policy and Impact of the Multinational Enterprise
Financial Markets and Corporate Governance
International Comparative Management
Additional modules
Corporate Social Responsibility
Organisational Knowledge and Information Systems
Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise
International Strategic Management
Business Strategy in the New Economy
International Human Resource Management
Research and Development in the Multinational Enterprise

Assessment Written examinations, assignments, case studies, group presentations.

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have obtained an upper second class honours degree or equivalent, involving study of accounting and economics.

For those whose first language is not English, a pass in an approved test in English is required. Applicants need either an average score of 7.0 on IELTS, 600 in written TOEFL, or at least 250 overall in computer-based TOEFL.

How and when to apply

  • Complete, as fully as possible, the University of Reading postgraduate application form available from

  • Obtain two academic references.

  • Enclose a copy of your degree certificate and academic transcripts.

  • Apply as early as possible.

Fees, expenses and scholarships

Home: £5500
International: £10,500
For up to date information regarding living costs, please see the Postgraduate accommodation and living costs section at: . For details of awards and studentships please see:

Each year, the Business School offers scholarships covering tuition fees to outstanding students pursuing masters certain programmes. For further information, please see the news and events section of:

Career development loans are government sponsored and allow UK-based applicants to borrow up to 80 per cent of course costs for a programme of no more than one-year duration. Application details can be obtained directly from the bank or by calling Free phone 0800 585505. See also:

For further information please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions Office, The University of Reading Business School, P.O Box 218, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 6205, Fax: +44 (0) 118 975 0236, Email:,

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study9 - 12 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesEUR 5800International course feesEUR 10500
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study24 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesEUR 5800International course feesEUR 10500

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Henley Business School, University of Reading to find course entry requirements.

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