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MSc International Taxation & Finance

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  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

This interesting and wide-ranging Master's is a conversion course, which is ideal for graduates who would like to change subjects or career direction.

Modern businesses, especially those who operate in the international market, need a firm understanding of their financial position and their tax affairs.

Here at the Business School, we have one of the UK's strongest teaching teams in taxation, and are therefore best positioned to provide you with a unique set of skills that are in high demand.

We begin by developing your understanding of how corporations report their financial data (Financial Reporting), before moving onto examine the implications international taxation and taxation policy can have for the modern global corporation.

This course will also provide you with the transferable skills needed for a successful future career in accounting and finance: effective teamwork, objective analysis and effective communication.

Watch Dr Dermot McCarthy presenting 'Master's degrees in Accounting, Finance & Economics'. It will give you an excellent insight into each of the Master's courses we offer.

Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.

For September 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses.

This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in March 2019 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.

Key information

Next start date:

January 2019, September 2019

Location:

Bournemouth Univeristy, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

For 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. 

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

This course takes our expertise in tax teaching and mixes it with some of the best aspects of our finance course. You can expect your studies to be both intellectually stimulating and practical.

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Entry requirements

Careers

This course gives you the opportunity to learn in an environment which brings together staff and students from all over the world, which will provide you with the edge in the industry to be a future leader in your area of expertise.

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the new Postgraduate Loans Scheme, offering up to £10,000 of support (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

What our students say

Diana Giuliana

The course has taught me to be better in group work and communicate with other nationalities which is very important for companies which should enhance my employability.

Hear from our staff

Professor Maurizio Borghi

Our students are a part of the very active research community with regular guest speakers and conferences with excellent links to major global research centres.