King's College London

Course Introduction

You can?t become a manager in an international business without understanding its finances. This programme provides a comprehensive background to the economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management.

You?ll explore the importance of accountability and information, corporate governance, and ethics in global financial markets. With an undergraduate degree in a relevant social science subject, you?ll be ready to tackle the intellectually challenging world of finance.

Through a combination of core modules and your own choice of management areas, you?ll come away fully equipped to thrive in any industry you choose to go into.

Description

We want you to be able to achieve business success in any industry, anywhere in the world. So we?ll equip you with theoretical knowledge ? as well as the means to apply this to good business practice.

Our stimulating choice of modules allow you to customise your programme to your interests.

Course purpose

You?ll gain a deep understanding of a range of issues facing businesses around the world, including:

theoretical foundations of accounting, accountability and financial management

application of technical accounting and financial management techniques to a variety of scenarios

internal workings of financial institutions and accounting firms and their inter-relationships

importance of accounting and financial management for businesses and financial institutions

need for accounting, accountability and financial management to incorporate corporate governance, social responsibility, the needs of a broad group of stakeholders and ethical considerations.

Career prospects

Some of our graduates choose further study at King?s, while others go on to work in a range of fields including management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,250 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £28,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Undergraduate degree high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum high 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100