Accounting And Finance MSc

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 1 Year

2017/18 New Entrants, Full Time

  • Home and EU students: £6,200 per course
  • International students: £12,300 per course
Course start September
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Course outline

This course is ideal if you have a degree in accounting, finance or business management.

The first four modules of the course 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 in which you will examine, for example, the underlying principles that lead to accounting conventions and the financial management of multinational corporations in a global environment. The research based dissertation allows you to further your knowledge in an area of interest which supports your career ambitions, or explore an area in which you would like to extend your research further at PhD level.

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Course content

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.

Module overview

  • International Financial Analysis
  • Management Control and
  • Internal Audit
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Accounting Theory
  • International Finance
  • Economic Analysis of the Firm
  • Business Management Research
  • Option Module

Entry requirements

A 2:2 classification or above in an undergraduate degree or equivalent in accounting/finance/business management (with a significant element of accounting and/or finance).

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).

Graduate destinations

You will be ideally placed for further academic study to PhD level, careers in universities and colleges, and careers in industry/commerce and financial services.

Programme specification


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