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International Finance and Corporate Accountability MSc

International Finance and Corporate Accountability MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Financial Management Business / Finance Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This programme provides a solid understanding of corporate accountability issues involved in international finance and will improve students’ expertise and transferable skills for work in the finance and business sectors.

Through the programme students will develop knowledge of finance, business and corporate accountability, and acquire a critical awareness of current issues in both professional practice and the academic discipline.

The programme will build understanding of, and the ability to evaluate, a comprehensive range of research techniques used in the area of finance and corporate accountability, and illustrate how these techniques are put into practice. It will also develop students’ ability to evaluate critically academic and professional research in the corporate accountability and business environment and gain an opportunity to carry out original research on a relevant topic through a dissertation.

Accreditation

Heriot-Watt University is accredited as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, recognising us as a leader in experiential learning in the area of finance.

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 12 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to supplement the understanding acquired by students of mainstream finance during the year, and to apply it to the specific circumstances of emerging financial markets. This exposure is also designed to assist students with definition of possible dissertation topics and data sources.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good Honours degree (first or second class), or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university. Work or project experience in the area of finance will be of further advantage.