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Accounting and Finance

This course provides you with a solid understanding of accounting and finance principles. By studying this MSc Accounting & Finance you will be prepared for a career in accounting, finance or as a senior business manager.

This is a great step for those who have not previously specialised in accounting and finance but now wish to do so. Our students come from a wide range of educational backgrounds, including both business and non-business specialisms. You will gain a clear understanding of the joint role of accounting and finance in ensuring successful operations in a range of business settings. This includes public and private sector organisations, both financial and non-financial.

Course modules

Core Modules: Management Accounting; Strategic Management Accounting; Business Finance; International Finance; Financial Analysis; Sustainability Accounting & Accountability; Financial Accounting & Reporting; Corporate Governance Regulation and Compliance; Ethics in Academic Practice; Professional Development Programme.

The course concludes with a financial reporting project to be completed during the summer.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the course is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a financial reporting project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,280 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 18,050 (Year 1) International 18 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,280 (Year 1) Home/EU 18 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 18,050 (Year 1) International 1 Years

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