The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice teaches financial management through applied practice within the corporate financial environment and financial markets. You should graduate from this course as an adept financial decision-maker, ready to take on high-level positions in global organisations.

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The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice teaches financial management through applied practice within the corporate financial environment and financial markets. You should graduate from this course as an adept financial decision-maker, ready to take on high-level positions in global organisations.

The programme looks at treasury management, capital structure, and market theory, and how these strategic financial practices tie in with core accounting competencies. Specialist modules include International Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Ethics, and Entrepreneurial Finance.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are covered by the University of Liverpool Management School’s AACSB Accreditation.

How does online study work?

All masters and doctoral programmes are accessible 100% via the internet, giving career professionals access to a level of higher education that may otherwise be out of reach because of work or family responsibilities.

As an online student with the University of Liverpool you will have:

  • A classroom that is always open
  • Direct feedback from faculty and peers
  • Interaction online with fellow students

In completing your assignments, you can interact with instructors and classmates whenever and wherever it suits you best.

All course modules are delivered online one at a time, so you can get explore the subject in real depth. We carefully compose each individual study group from a student body representing a wide variety of experience, so that feedback from classmates is stimulating and inspiring, bringing both specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

Accreditation

Fully recognised online postgraduate degrees

The University of Liverpool’s online degrees have the same status and standing as those awarded to graduates who study on-campus. This applies to all our online postgraduate degree programmes.

The University’s status as a UK degree-awarding institution dates back to 1903 when it was first granted a Royal Charter.

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) – the organisation that monitors and advises on quality and standards in UK higher education – confirmed in its 2009 review that students can have confidence in the quality and standards of the University of Liverpool’s provision.

Many countries, including the USA and Canada, accept the standard of degrees awarded by UK universities as equivalent to their own.

International accreditation

Management school accreditation – AACSB

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of only 5% of business schools worldwide with AACSB Accreditation from AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. All of the University’s campus and online management programmes are covered by this accreditation.

Management programme accreditation

In addition to AACSB accreditation covering all of the University’s online Management programmes, two programmes have specific accreditation:

• European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) teChnology-Enhanced Learning (CEL Accreditation) – Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)

• Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) – Online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management. CIPS accreditation is a globally recognised credential. Upon graduating students are automatically eligible to apply to join a network of 60,000 purchasing and supply professionals from around the world who benefit from CIPS membership.

Programme Structure

Online study with the University puts you in charge of your studies. You can study anywhere, anytime and even take a break between programme modules.

Our international approach

  • a global presence and approach to research and learning
  • international programme curricula with online students and faculty from over 160 countries
  • 100% online accessibility, allowing you to study from wherever you are

A collaborative learning experience

  • an engaging, interactive and collaborative learning environment
  • direct feedback from faculty and peers, support from our dedicated support teams
  • knowledge and skills that you can use immediately for professional impact

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for its applicants.

You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:

  • Educational and professional qualifications
  • Work experience
  • English proficiency

Your working 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

Education

A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or a degree from a recognised institution comparable and/or equivalent to a British Honours degree.

English Proficiency

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.

Technological Requirements

Computer and internet access.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.