Accounting and Finance

Changes in the business environment have given the opportunity to fulfil the need for individuals wishing to pursue a senior management role to be aware of contemporary accounting and finance developments.

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree


Pathways Available



Start Dates


Degree Overview

Understanding these theoretical and practical issues is critical for managers who often have to make rapid and far-reaching decisions about the short term financial operations and long term strategies of firms.
The MSc in Accounting and Finance offers students a unique opportunity to develop an appreciation of the causes and significance of current developments in the financial and corporate sectors and to learn advanced theory and practice relating to accounting and finance.

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  • This degree programme provides the opportunity to follow the prestigious CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) specialist pathway and acquire the skills to complete the CFA Level 1 examination (for both September-intake and January-intake students).

Why Study this Degree

At Bangor University postgraduate degree programmes in Accounting, Banking and Finance address a broad range of high-profile issues affecting consumers, companies, financial institutions and the public sector. Bangor University delivers highly valued knowledge and transferable skills which prepare you for a very wide range of potential careers.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support


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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.