MSc Accounting & Finance

Entry Requirements

Academic qualifications
The finance programmes are challenging technical courses. To succeed on these courses you will need strong mathematics and statistics or econometrics ability, this could be demonstrated by a high 2.1 or 1st achieved in a relevant subject at Undergraduate level.

Your Undergraduate studies should contain substantial elements of accounting and finance, as well as some quantitative modules and preferably some microeconomics.

GMAT & GRE
We do not require a GMAT or GRE score but a well-balanced score (700+) may strengthen your application.

 

English not your first language?
If English is not your first language, you must meet a minimum overall standard in a recognised test of English, examples are shown below. You must show a good balance across all sections of the test and it must have been taken within two years of starting the course. We will require your certificates as evidence.

Educated in the English language?
If you are a non-native speaker of English but have been educated entirely in English for your degree, and completed this within the last two years, this may satisfy the University of your language skills. For further information, please see the University’s page for English language requirements.

IT Device Specifications
We advise that you will need a personal computing device for your MSc year. The latest specification guidance is available here.

 

Required grades

Test Minimum Overall Score
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 - all four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5
PTE Academic    70 - with 51+ in every section 
CPE

190 overall; 2 x 170, 2 x 190

CAE

190 overall; 2 x 170, 2 x 190

TOEFL 100 – minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23

LanguageCert International ESOL SELT C1

Pass overall, minimum score of 33/50 in each component

Trinity ISE III

Merit, Merit, Pass, Pass in four components

Trinity ISE IV

Pass, Pass, Pass, Pass in four components

Duolingo

Pass overall with a minimum score of 125
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