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MSc International Accounting and Banking

MSc International Accounting and Banking

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Banking Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course equips you with in-depth financial knowledge and the practical skills needed for a rewarding career in accounting or banking in multinational organisations. Our MSc International Accounting and Banking is a unique degree amongst UK universities, giving you a competitive edge by combining theory and practice with real-life examples. You gain an advanced understanding of contemporary accounting and banking issues and produce a business report on a listed company. You develop your ability to research issues, analyse and solve business problems and operate effectively in a fast-paced international business environment.

Whether you have a first degree in accounting, or are looking to study the subject for the first time, this course is for you if you’re looking for a career in international organisations, such as banks, accountancy firms, accountancy and finance departments or business consultancy.

You explore topics including:

  • International management accounting
  • International financial reporting
  • Corporate reporting and analysis
  • Modern banking
  • Bank strategy and risk

Essex Business School, where this course is taught, is an internationally diverse place to study, with more than half of our staff and students joining us from overseas (our Masters students currently join us from more than 40 countries). As a result, this course is informed by a wide range of global perspectives, preparing you for the demands of an international career in accounting or banking.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | 08-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

08-OCT-20

Modules

The module critically examines traditional management control systems in the context of different cultural, political, and socio-economic contexts. The module will also explore the current debate of privatisation and public sector reforms and their underlying assumptions implicating better accounting controls in privatised enterprises in less developed and emerging countries.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree containing modules from a social science or numerate discipline.