The online MSc in International Accounting and Finance offered by the University of Liverpool prepares future professionals for work in global organizations. They will develop strategic and tactical accounting and management skills e to measure performance and assure that financial goals are met in the company. The programme is designed to develop you as a competent decision-maker who understands the dynamics of markets and can assess what approaches best suit company long-term success.
The Master in International Accounting and Finance answers the needs of busy accounting professionals around the world by providing fully online programme delivery. Share practical knowledge with your international peers through .
The University of Liverpool online MSc in International Accounting and Finance offers a general track as well as specialisations to help focus your studies on a particular area of interest.
Accountancy and finance programmes are great opportunities for students to learn how business influences and structures human lives. If you are interested in pursuing a career in business, accountancy and finance can provide an excellent basis for this.
Develop a wide range of skills, including business and commercial awareness, problem-solving, critical and statistical analysis, communication as well as negotiation skills.
Accounting and finance provides excellent employment opportunities. The requirement for related positions grows as the economic climate becomes more difficult. Gain employment in professional firms, corporate finance and investment jobs in large corporates, as accountants and finance managers in public and private organisations.
Strategic financial practiceis concerned with the study offinancewith a long-term outlook, following the strategicgoals set by the organization. The objective of Strategic Financial Practice is to increase shareholder wealth and prepare for a "long term course of action".
The strategic finance practice specialisation provides an opportunity to study treasury management, capital structure and market theory, and learn how to apply this knowledge to decision-making in a global context.
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:
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.
Whatever your career aspirations, on completion of this programme you should be equipped with a range of advanced accounting and financial skills directly applicable to global organisations. Future career options include:
(students choose two)
Please note all modules are not guaranteed to be offered in any calendar year and current scheduling may be subject to change.
Students refine their dissertation topic in conjunction with their Personal Dissertation Advisor, an academic supervisor who will provide support throughout the writing process. The dissertation has to be on a topic appropriate to the Strategic Finance Practice specialisation.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
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:
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.
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.
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.
No work experience is required.
If you intend to apply for MSc in Global Human Resource Management, MSc in Global Marketing, MSc in International Management, MSc in Project Management, MSc in International Accounting & Finance or MSc in Corporate Finance it is possible to commence one of these programmes without any work experience if you hold a related degree.
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.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool is a world-class research university and is ranked within the top 1% of universities worldwide.* The University is one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation, and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities. Its pioneering reputation attracts students, experts and partners from around the world. Through its research, teaching and collaborations, the University seeks to be life changing and world shaping.