Apply to the MSc in Accounting, Organisations and Institutions at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Accounting, one of the leading groups in the world for teaching and research on the economic, institutional and organisational aspects of accounting.

Discover the distinctive MSc in Accounting, Organisations and Institutions, a unique programme that explores the intriguing nexus between accounting, organisations, and institutions, drawing insights from diverse social science perspectives.

You’ll Benefit From:

  • Multidisciplinary approach: engage with a multifaceted curriculum that transcends traditional boundaries, offering you a rich blend of accounting, risk management, organisational performance, and institutional accountability from a social science perspective.
  • Foundational learning: the core course will immerse you in fundamental concepts, illuminating the intricate relationships between accounting, risk management, organisational performance, and institutional frameworks for accountability.
  • Design and operation insights: Explore critical design aspects of accounting, risk, and management control systems. Gain an understanding of their operation and regulation, spanning both for-profit and non-profit sectors.
  • Inclusive entry: this programme welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, whether in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or accounting, provided they possess strong essay writing skills. It accommodates those with or without prior accounting experience, offering a comprehensive education.

Graduate Destinations

The breadth of this master’s programme equips you for a wide spectrum of potential careers, including roles in accounting, auditing, financial management, risk management, management consultancy, and regulation, across for-profit and non-profit organisations globally.

Graduates who successfully complete the MSc Accounting, Organisations, and Institutions programme pursue careers spanning a wide spectrum of sectors, including financial institutions, accounting firms, management consulting, industry, government, and academia.

Notable companies that have recruited recent graduates from this programme encompass Bain & Company, Bank of New York Mellon, Barclays Capital, BlackRock, Crédit Agricole, Crowe Horwath, General Electric, JP Morgan, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PwC, KPMG, Proctor & Gamble, Merrill Lynch, Mondelez, EMI Music, Nordea Bank, Royal Dutch Shell, Schroders, and Strategic Asset Partners LLP.

For those aspiring to pursue academic research in accounting, this programme provides robust intellectual preparation, nurturing future scholars in the field.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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