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Masters in Accounting and Finance

Masters in Accounting and Finance

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This Masters programme has been developed as a collaboration between our Business Informatics Systems and Accounting (BISA) department and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre. The course is suitable for accounting graduates.

What it gives you

This Master’s degree helps you to deepen your knowledge of accounting and finance. It is designed to help you enter the financial markets or advisory/financial services industry, as an analyst or professional accountant. This MSc degree can also serve as a preparation for further research at PhD level. With a blend of theoretical, and practice-led content, you will learn to develop conceptual and theoretical perspectives of accounting and financial practices. It will also enable you to understand the role of information systems within those processes.

Continuing your career

This degree will help you enhance your employability for careers related to your first-degree discipline or in more specialised accounting and finance fields. The global perspective of this course can help enhance your career prospects in international roles and overseas markets. In addition, the programme will serve as a good basis if you wish to further your academic development in accounting and finance-related disciplines.

Modules

This module is designed to support students to acquire knowledge and skills in carrying out research in accounting and financial management. It covers the process of research from the formulation of a research proposal to dissemination of results. It guides students in the preparation and planning of research projects through the knowledge, skills and awareness of elements required in approaching research, including: literature review, research paradigms, methods and techniques, research design, writing a research proposal, project planning and management, ethical issues, and writing research reports.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

17,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

25,200

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree: Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an Internationally recognised university. Degree discipline: Applicants need a degree where they have taken at least two Accounting modules. Those without any Accounting modules but who have a professional Accounting qualification or relevant professional experience may also be considered.