Accounting and Finance (Public Sector Financial Management) MAcc

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Subject areas

Financial Management Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type


Course summary

This course is designed to reflect the fact that accountancy is an intellectually demanding, important and dynamic discipline; the programme has been designed for recent high calibre graduates who are seeking to develop their understanding of the issues and challenges that are inherent in financial management within the public sector as a means of broadening their career opportunities; the programme enables students to engage critically and professionally with the important contemporary issues in public sector financial management.

Different course options

Full time | Glasgow Caledonian University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

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Modules include: management accounting; financial reporting; corporate finance; personal and professional development; financial management; European and international financial institutions (global finance); research methods;1 specialist accountancy option chosen from: oil and gas accounting; international public sector financial management; Islamic finance; dissertation.

Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in financial management, actuarial studies, economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, accounting, or an accountancy or finance related subject; under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), the university also considers admission to the programme on the basis of prior learning and/or prior experiential learning; we also consider applications from the holder of a final accountancy qualification of a professional body anywhere in the world that is recognised by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC); international students whose 1st language is not English are required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an Academic IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.

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Glasgow Caledonian University

City Campus

Cowcaddens Road


G4 0BA

Nearest train station:

Glasgow Queen Street 0.1 Miles away

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