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International Accounting and Finance MSc

International Accounting and Finance MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The course offers a specialist pathway in accounting (linked to the ACCA Fundamentals papers), but also provides you with the opportunity to select modules in the areas of finance and strategy. This programme focuses on accounting and finance matters within an international context, addressing current challenges and issues faced by businesses and companies around the world. Accounting and Finance professionals have central roles in all types and sizes of organisations whether in the UK or abroad. This programme is likely to be of interest to current or intending finance or accounting professionals wishing to gain an academic qualification in both domestic and international financial operations. You'll be provided with analytical and business-led tools that combine academic study with a pragmatic and well structured finance content for decision making (including the use of databases such as Bloomberg and Thompson One-Banker). The course also includes training in specialist software (SPSS and N-Vivo). You'll take part in a residential weekend, exchanging experiences and discussing current events and specific problems affecting the accountancy and finance fields, with academics and a visiting practitioner. You'll benefit from a wide range of extra-curricular activities including "Academic skills for Finance, Accounting and Governance" and Research Techniques, a range of Bloomberg Aptitude Tests, specialist visitor speakers, and expert symposiums and conferences. Graduates who possess a combination of an LSBU Masters degree and a professional accounting qualification are likely to be highly employable in senior positions in accounting and finance, not only in the UK but throughout the world. Excellent career opportunities exist in accounting and finance. Recent graduates have secured positions in accounting firms, industry, banking, finance and commerce. LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search.

Different course options

Full time | Southwark Campus | 15 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

15 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module develops skills in the comprehension and application of accounting standards as related to the preparation of financial statements. The module covers the preparation of financial statements for individual reporting entities. Key technical aspects of corporate reporting are addresses, theoretical issues such as earnings management and the arguments for and against regulation of corporate reporting.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£9,135

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,780

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2.1 degree in any subject from the UK or Bachelors degree equivalent to a UK Second Class Upper Division; or a 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject area; or other qualifications plus demonstrably relevant business experience will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university with over 15,000 students, from over 130 countries – and a global alumni network of over 80,000. LSBU is one of London’s oldest universities; since 1892 the University has focused on providing professional opportunity for all who can benefit. The University has strong links with business and employers in the private and public sectors, which feed into courses and help students...more

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