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Accounting and Finance MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Accounting Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for Graduates who have little or no business experience and want a career in finance or accounting.

Overview

Receive a solid theoretical foundation in accounting and finance. Use your quantitative skills and enhance your employability. You’ll graduate prepared for a finance-related career.

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the financial system. You’ll learn to analyse financial decisions and the motivations of people making them. You’ll apply this knowledge in a range of real-world scenarios.

Our course brings in expertise from the University’s departments of Mathematical Sciences and Economics. This ensures you’ll have access to a wide range of teaching and research experience.

Key Benefits

  • You'll leave prepared for a finance career with our emphasis on technical and practical skills
  • Share your knowledge and experiences with students from all four of our finance courses. You'll also gain global insight working with students from all over the world
  • Learn from three of the University’s leading teaching and research departments. We bring in expertise from Management, Mathematical Sciences and Economics
  • Choose between managerial projects and a dissertation during the summer term. You'll get valuable experience working with a partner organisation on a real problem
  • Focus on your areas of interest with our flexible course structure

Teaching and learning

You’ll learn from academics who are experts in the fields of accounting and finance. Your learning experience will be enriched by the research activities and collaborations of academic staff.

We will also offer a wide range of opportunities for personal development. These will be delivered by specialists in our Careers Service, Academic Skills Centre and Library, or in partnership with the Students’ Union.

All units are taught on campus. You will experience a variety of teaching methods including:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • project work
  • presentations

Methods of assessment

Units are assessed by a combination of formal examinations and coursework.

Careers

Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This unit is designed to provide students with fundamentals of financial decision-making theory and corporate policy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£25,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have 2:1 or above (or its international equivalent) undergraduate degree. Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with quantitative content. Students should have at least a 2:1 in a subject with quantitative content. Such subjects include engineering, mathematics, economics and physics. We may consider other subjects if they have enough quantitative content. If you are a UK student and completed your undergraduate degree abroad, your qualification must be equivalent to a 2:1 or above. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.