MSc Accounting and Business Finance

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    MSc 1 year Full-time

Course Description

This course provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of the key areas of accounting and finance and prepares you for a career in management where an accounting and finance focus is required.

The course blends accounting and business finance theory to solve operational problems faced by managers. Your studies bring theory and practice together applying both to situations where vital financial decisions are made.

Areas of study may include financial markets; portfolio management; financial reporting and analysis; management accounting and financial planning; strategic management; and performance achievement planning.

Every taught unit on this course is delivered in a six-week block with six entry points through the year allowing you to start at a time that suits you.

Why choose this course?

  • Access a range of financial databases (such as FAME Refinitiv Datastream and Eikon) and statistical software (EViews STATA and SPSS) gaining technical knowledge and skills in trading and data analysis
  • Study in formal lectures seminars and tutorials but also in small groups that involve the in-depth discussion of case studies; simulation exercises; preparation for assessments; and work on presentations
  • Be able to synthesis information from different sources and use different approaches and perspectives to solve complex problems and implement solutions
  • Benefit from teaching that offers an international financial context focusing on the relevance of accounting regulations across a complex globalised economy

Entry Requirements

UK applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

EU/International applicants please visit website for details.

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Programme Funding

There are numerous sources of funding available for postgraduate students, both from external sources such as the Government and from the University.

Student Destinations

As a graduate of this course you will have the skills to find career opportunities across a variety of business areas including assurance and audit; financial accounting; taxation; corporate finance; corporate insolvency and recovery. You will be able to work as a financial analyst; finance manager; corporate treasurer; credit controller to mention just a few of the potential roles.

The course is also an appropriate foundation for further academic study at either MPhil or PhD level.

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