MSc Accounting and Finance Courses at Salford

University of Salford student

Looking for a change of career or to build on the skills you gained during your undergraduate degree?

Salford Business School offers intensive postgraduate courses in accounting and finance, finance and financial technology (FinTech), designed to develop a detailed understanding of the practical application of modern finance theories in the financial world, whilst practising practical skills and building employability.

MSc Finance Programmes at Salford

MSc Accounting and Finance

Designed for graduates looking to start work, professionals aspiring to develop their career or those preparing to study for the exams of the professional bodies, this Accounting and Finance postgraduate degree is highly practical and future facing.  The Master’s programme covers a variety of operational and functional concepts and practices as well as the technology that supports them.  You will also look closely at how these aspects integrate with the management of global organisations. 

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the course tracks the CIMA syllabus. 

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MSc Finance

Our MSc Finance programme is designed to develop a detailed understanding of the practical application of modern finance theories in the financial world. The programme tracks the CFA syllabus and from the outset, you will take a hands-on approach to handling data and dealing with complex financial models. 

The modules on this master’s programme are designed to be of maximum relevance as they incorporate the latest developments in the financial sector, equipping you with the skillset to work in all areas of the industry. You will gain the technological skills and independent thinking abilities essential to working alongside companies, and the confidence and self-esteem to progress to senior roles. 

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MSc Financial Technology

This Masters in Financial Technology programme addresses the knowledge gap created by the pace of technological transformation in financial services and markets; it has been designed to meet the latest employment needs in the FinTech industry.  Experts working in the sector have helped shape the programme to ensure it is relevant and up-to-date.

The course is multidisciplinary, using industry-specific business cases from our contacts in the FinTech sector to blend the relevant hard and soft knowledge and skills. We aim to future-proof your learning and employability across fields such as blockchain, digital banking, crowdfunding, the future of global payments as well as cryptocurrencies, digital entrepreneurship, big data, RegTech and token issues. 

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Five good reasons to study at Salford


Study in Greater Manchester, the Northern FinTech Capital and recently named 'one of the world's top FinTech cities'


Study in a supportive environment where the staff know you by name and your fellow students become your friends for live


Learn in our green campus, minutes from Manchester city centre – voted the UK’s most liveable city


Our Launch@ Salford Incubator provides opportunities for you to undertake client-based projects with firms, working with our research experts to gain hands-on experience with the latest financial tools and software


Real-world learning from guest lectures and practical business cases offered by our industry advisors

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