The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice is designed to equip students as financial decision-makers in global organisations. It provides an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of international finance and accounting principles as well as a balance of strategic and tactical management skills. The programme looks at treasury management, capital structure, and market theory, and how these strategic ﬁnancial practices tie in with core accounting competencies. Elective modules include International Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Ethics, and Entrepreneurial Finance.
All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*
Worldwide except for the UK:
* Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme. According to the 2017 Business School Data Guide, as published by AACSB, 786 business schools have earned AACSB accreditation out of an estimated 16,536 business schools worldwide. (The 2017 Business School Data Guide can be found at www.aacsb.edu).
* According to the 2017 Business School Data Guide as published by AACSB, 786 business schools have earned AACSB accreditation out of an estimated 16,536 business schools worldwide. (The 2017 Business School Data Guide can be found at www.aacsb.edu).
General admission criteria
In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.
You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:
- Work experience. You may be expected to have a minimum amount of relevant working experience.
- Educational qualifications. This will usually be a bachelor’s or master’s degree, depending on the programme for which you are applying; vocational and professional qualifications can also count
- A good standard of written English. If English is not your native language, you will be asked to demonstrate a particular level of English proficiency
The University believes in treating applicants as individuals and in making offers which are appropriate to their personal circumstances and background. For this reason, admissions staff may take into account a range of factors, both academic and non-academic, in assessing applicants’ merit and potential.
Your work or professional experience is important. If you are successfully admitted to a University of Liverpool online programme, you will draw on your professional experience in order to complete assignments and participate fully in the online classroom. In return, you will gain practical knowledge, skills and insights into best practices that you can apply immediately in your work.
Specific admission requirements – master’s programmes
It is possible to commence one of these programmes without any work experience if you hold a related degree.
Applicants for whom English is not a mother tongue will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5, TEEP 6.5, and TOEFL scores of around 600 (paper-based test) or around 90 (internet test), or GCSE C.
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Last updated January 22, 2018