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Accounting and Management (MSc)

Master of Science
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2021

About this course

Explore the key strategic and tactical challenges faced by managers at all levels with our full-time MSc Accounting and Management degree. You’ll develop your financial management practice to understand the risks and uncertainties impacting modern business.

On this course, you’ll focus on accounting and financial management as you learn how to measure and assess organisational performance. This will give you the skills to pursue careers in finance, accounting or consultancy.

Our master's in accounting and management is a great way to advance to higher-level strategic management roles. You don’t need training or experience in accounting to apply, and we consider applicants from a range of backgrounds.

During the course, you’ll gain a solid foundation in management and accounting concepts, along with related topics including:

  • managing in a global context
  • accounting for corporate performance
  • marketing in the digital age

You can personalise your learning to suit your professional needs. For example, you can choose to focus on:

  • corporate finance
  • international logistics  
  • risk taking and decision making
  • entrepreneurial governance
  • project management

Our academic team will enrich your learning through their research and industry insights.

Course lead

Your course leader is Dr Qinging Zhang. She studied in France and China, and completed her PhD in accounting and finance at the University of Durham. Her research interests include finance and corporate governance.

Visit Dr Zhang's profile page to find out more about her work and publications.


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Association of International Accountants (AIA)
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Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

MSc Accounting and Management Taster Lecture

Experience MSc Accounting and Management with a taster lecture on 'Introduction to Accounting' and reasons to study our programme.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

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