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Accounting and Management (MSc)

Award
Master of Science
Duration
1 year
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
Next course starts
September 2022

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.

Accreditations

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 Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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