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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

Course Overview

Enhance and develop your background in accounting, while exploring theories and cutting-edge techniques in finance on our MSc Accounting and Finance course. Study accounting in its wider social context, and examine how accounting and reporting decisions affect markets and companies. Join us and after 12 months in our creative and innovative learning environment you will leave well-equipped for a wide range of careers in international accounting.

Teaching

You will study six compulsory modules and two optional modules of your choice, one of which must be from Accounting. Finance modules are taken from our very successful MSc in Finance – one of the UK’s top finance courses, as ranked by the Financial Times’ Masters in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2018.

Contact Hours

Students on this MSc will typically receive between 26 and 30 contact hours per module in the form of lecture, seminars, and lab sessions.

Assessment

Assessment is a mix of exams and coursework with your 10-12,000 word dissertation bringing all your learning together at the end.

Skills from this degree

  • Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful accounting or finance professional
  • Elective modules to help you specialise, or explore new areas
  • Apply to the QTEM Masters Network Program and spend up to an additional 12 months studying at one or two International Academic Partners, completing an internship, and taking part in a global Data Challenge with fellow QTEM students
  • Access to dedicated CareersPlus service with specialist careers coaches

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Accenture, Amazon, Arup, BAE Systems, BNP Paribas, CitiBank, Deloitte, Delphi, European Central Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Nielsen, Rolls-Royce, Shell, UBS and Unilever. They have pursued roles such as: actuaries; business and financial project management professionals; chief executives and senior officials; economists, estimators, valuers and assessors, finance and investment analysts and advisers, investment/merchant bankers and taxation experts.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Financial Markets - Core
Corporate Financial Management - Core
Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis - Core
Management Accounting and Control - Core
Financial Accounting: Theory and Context - Core
Research Methods in Accounting - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£35,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£35,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have first Class Honours degree or a high 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.