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