MPhil Accounting and Finance: The University of Manchester

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MPhil Accounting and Finance: The University of Manchester, Postgraduate Research Programmes Office, Manchester Business School, Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB, Manchester, United Kingdom
Course Language(s) 
Course Beginning 
1 Year Full-Time, 2 Years Part-Time
App Deadline 
30th June
+44 (0)161 275 6591/0784
+44 (0)161 275 6596


Course description

A Masters level research degree obtained by writing a shorter thesis with a minimum period of study of just one year.

Course aims

The thesis will show convincing evidence of the capacity of the candidate to pursue research and scholarship, and represent original work that is appropriately located by the candidate within a wider field of knowledge and investigation.

Special features

The MPhil programme is a pure research degree.  There is no formal training involved although if they wish (and subject to space being available) students can attend courses of their choice from the PhD Research Training programme.

Entry requirements

Academic entry qualification overview:

Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree with Honours (to UK standard) of First or Upper Second (2:1) Class. [Please note: Due to variations in the grading structures of international institutions, higher results may be required than stated here].

Professional qualifications other than a Bachelors Degree and/or relevant and appropriate experience may be taken into account for entry to the programme.

English language:

If you are from one of the following countries and your first language is English, you will not be required to undertake the IELTS/TOEFL test: UK; Republic of Ireland; Channel Islands; Isle of Man; Gibraltar; Malta; United States of America; Canada (excluding Quebec); Australia; New Zealand; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Grenada; Jamaica; Montserrat; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; St. Kitts & Nevis; Trinidad & Tobago; US Virgin Islands.

You will also be exempt if you are a current student of, OR have graduated from, a UK institution or country where English is the first language within the last five years.

Minimum score required: IELTS 7 or TOEFL 623 (paper-based) / 106 (internet-based)

In exceptional cases, IELTS 6.5 (TOEFL 594 pbt/ 97 ibt) will be considered if you can demonstrate exceptional academic achievement.

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