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Next start date

February 2017


Three intakes a year February, June and October.

Study options

1 year




Programme overview

With its focus on the needs of today's ever-evolving global financial markets, the MSc Accounting and Finance programme is ideal if you are wishing to progress your career as an analyst, accountant or other financial management professional.

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Why study with GSM London?

The MSc Accounting and Finance programme has been designed to cover the fundamentals of Management and Financial Accounting, whilst also focusing on key areas such as governance, risk management and business ethics - all of which are currently in high demand from the industry.

The programme framework is regularly evaluated to ensure that it reflects the most recent changes in the industry, meaning that you will graduate armed with a wide range of current and highly valued financial knowledge and skills, which are in great demand by employers.

How will this course support my professional development?

If you are considering a career in Finance or are working in the industry and want to improve your prospects, the MSc Accounting and Finance programme will provide you with the skills to help you succeed.

Because the programme is delivered with a focus on the application of theoretical concepts in real-life scenarios, group work and case studies are an important part of the teaching process, and will help you to apply what you have learnt in the real world.

Studying at one of our London-based campuses will provide you with unique opportunities to pursue roles with some of the world's leading financial organisations, based in the city.

How is the course structured?


Advanced Performance Management
Advanced Financial Management
Business Analysis
Governance, Risk and Ethics
International Corporate Reporting
Research Skills and Project Management
Accounting Dissertation

Entry requirements

All applicants must have at least one of the following:

  • Bachelors Degree (Hons) 2:2 or above, (or an equivalent qualification from a recognised UK or overseas institution)
  • NQF Level 6 Qualification
  • GSM London Pre-Masters Qualification
  • If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6 or equivalent qualification.

Please note that we will consider applications from mature students (aged 21 or over) who do not meet the standard entry requirements, provided evidence of work experience can be demonstrated. This must be backed up by an employer's reference.




How to apply

To speak to a dedicated course advisor about the MSc Accounting and Finance, please email or phone +44 (0)20 8516 7850

London campuses