MSc Accounting and Finance atUniversity of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • A career in accounting, financial services, or related sectors of the economy requires a high level of understanding of both the theory and practice of accounting and finance
  • This course is designed to give students a broad-based understanding of the core subject areas with an emphasis on empirical research methods and on accounting and finance practice
  • The wide range of modules allows students to specialize and during the course, they have the chance to build on their growing knowledge and expertise by completing a dissertation on a research area of their choice
  • The MSc Accounting and Finance is recognized by the Economic and Social Research Council as postgraduate preparation for a PhD


  • University Rankings
    • #35

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #27

      - QS 2022

    • #50

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #13

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #28

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #58

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 31,21,280
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,70,707
TransportationINR 52,184
ClothesINR 50,721
Personal expensesINR 2,53,604
TotalINR 9,27,216

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 97.54


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 20ᵗʰ March 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicant must have a UK bachelor's degree with first or upper second class honors or the overseas equivalent, with excellent results in accounting and finance subjects. 
  • Applicant must have studied or be studying a degree in accounting or finance
  • The university can also consider exceptional candidates with degrees in economics or mathematics
  • Applicants must have taken a significant number of courses in accounting and finance during their degree, and a major or specialization in accounting and/or finance in their final year, with top-level results in final year accounting and finance subjects
  • Applicant must also demonstrate a solid background in quantitative skills, econometrics, or maths
  • The university can consider applicants studying degrees in business administration or commerce who can demonstrate a very strong background in accounting and finance throughout their degree and a final year major or specialization in accounting or finance, and strong quantitative skills
  • Due to competition for places, the university gives preference to applicants with a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance


Marks - 76/90

  • with a minimum of 70 in other elements


Marks - 7/9

  • With no other element below 6.5

Other eligibility criteria
  • GMAT and GRE scores are highly recommended. The University anticipates a well-balanced score with a strong performance in the quantitative sections
  • Standard XII English from the Central Board of Secondary Education or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education with a score of 80% or above is accepted to meet the English Language Requirements. Standard XII from a State Board will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicant's statement of purpose should answer the specific questions outlined below:
    • Tell the university applicant's current overall average, the average for accounting and/or finance major / specialization, and if possible applicant's position in class
    • List any other accounting and finance courses or qualifications applicant has taken in addition to undergraduate degree
    • Tell the university applicant is interested in the MSc Accounting and Finance course at Alliance MBS and how the course will impact on his/her future
    • It is very competitive to gain a place on this course. Tell the university what makes applicant stand out as an exceptional applicant compared to others

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date


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