Accounting and Finance (MSc)

The MSc in Accounting and Finance has been designed to provide students with both the breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise necessary to cope with the ever-changing financial environment.

Special Features:
A modular, research-led degree delivered by experienced academic staff with international research profiles.
A degree which provides students with an opportunity to focus on international aspects of Accounting and Finance.
Provides excellent training for those who wish to pursue doctoral level research with a view to an academic of research-orientated career.

Course Description:
The course covers the financial and managerial aspects of accounting together with the essential principles of finance.

Course Structure:
The course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and rigorous training in advanced accounting and finance. Students take a total of six compulsory modules and two optional modules and submit a research dissertation. It offers knowledge and expertise: for a career in accountancy and finance, including management accounting and control, financial reporting, international corporate finance, international accounting, and research in accounting and finance.

Autumn Semester:
Autumn Semester: The following core modules are studied 
Advanced Financial Reporting (BST152)
Research Methods (BST153)
Management Accounting and the Control of Organizational Performance (BST155)
Finance and Investment (BST156)

Spring Semester:  During the Spring Semester, students complete the following two core modules:
Research Topics in Accounting (BST251)
Research Topics in Finance (BST252)

Students must also select two modules from the following list in the second semester:
International Corporate Finance (BST253)
Financial Derivatives (BST254)
International Accounting (BST255)
Accounting and Finance in China (BST257)
Asset Pricing (BST260)

Summer Semester: In the Summer Sumester, students will take the following dissertation module:
Assesseed Assignments, Examination and Dissertation (BST259)

Career Prospects:
Although this is a specialist programme, students will have a wide range of employment options to choose from, including professional accountancy, the financial services sector, management consultancy or a specialist position in the public sector.

Entry Requirements:
This programme is suitable for graduates who possess an upper second class honours degree (2:1, GPA 3.0/4.0) in accounting and finance (separately or combined) from a recognised institution or a related degree which includes the following modules: two financial accounting modules, two management accounting modules, two finance modules.
Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS exams with a score of 6.5, with a subscore of 6 in each paper

Notes: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

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