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Accounting and Finance

This course is ideal if you have a degree in accounting, finance or business management. The first four modules form the base of your studies and provide a solid grounding in the key aspects of accounting and finance. You'll then study traditional and contemporary theoretical aspects of accounting and finance. The course includes a number of distinctive modules: Accounting Theory addresses the underlying principles that lead to accounting conventions; International Finance considers the foreign exchange management of multinational companies; and the research based dissertation allows you to further your knowledge in an area of interest that supports your career ambitions.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2.2 or above first degree in accounting; or a 2:1 or above first degree in business with evidence of successful attainment of accounting modules. Professionally qualified/part qualified (ACCA/CIMA or similar) plus evidence of satisfactory English language skills for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above (which should include a minimum score of 5.5 for the writing and listening modules).

Course modules

This programme will give you a solid foundation in accounting and finance, including an intensive study of the core disciplines of accounting and finance, traditional and contemporary theoretical aspects of accounting and finance and an individual dissertation. Modules include: financial reporting and analysis; management control and internal audit; advanced corporate finance; business research methods; accounting theory; governance, risk and ethics.

Assessment methods

MSc: There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative).
Practice assessments do not count towards your final mark. These are your chance to test your understanding - and learn how to improve for the real thing. You'll have formal assessments for each module. These include assignment/essays/reports, group presentation, exams/ class tests, or case study-based assessments.
MSc: Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,500 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,620 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 12,500 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2020 7,620 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 12,500 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 6,350 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years

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