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MSc Accounting and Finance

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MSc Accounting and Finance is taught at Essex Business School, an internationally diverse school ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019). You join one of the UK’s largest and most respected finance groups and experience a Masters education that combines theory with practice. You further your understanding of advanced accounting and corporate finance and can tailor your studies to your professional ambitions by choosing from a range of optional modules.

You cover topics including:

  • recent developments in theoretical approaches to accounting and corporate finance
  • quantitative and qualitative approaches to empirical research
  • financial reporting
  • portfolio management

Our world-renowned academics are at the cutting-edge of their fields. They embed the latest thinking into your course to ensure you stay up-to-date with the current developments and major issues in accounting and financial reporting. Whether you’re thinking about continuing your studies to PhD level or targeting a senior role in the world of accounting or finance, this is the course to advance your career.

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

This module gives you a critical understanding of current issues in corporate governance theory, regulation and practice at both national and international levels. You undertake a critical review of agency, stakeholder and other corporate governance related theories and explore the codes and regulations governing corporate and board behaviour. Examples include the UK?s Combined Code, Operating and Financial Review and the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act. You examine real-world case studies and develop a deeper understanding of the meaning of ?good? governance.

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 in Accounting or related subject.