This specialist course is designed to further your existing knowledge of accounting and finance by building on the theory and application of accounting principles.
It will suit you if you studied a business-related subject as an undergraduate and want to focus on financial accounting as a distinct career path.
Engaging with current debates in the field, you will have the opportunity to enrich and broaden your understanding and appreciation of important topics within accounting and finance.
You will take five core modules across two semesters and a summer dissertation. Optional modules allow you to tailor your degree to suit your interests and career aspirations.
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Across the autumn and spring semesters, you will take 120 credits of taught modules. Each module typically consists of 10 two to three hour sessions.
You will complete the remaining 60 credits with a 2,000-word proposal and 12,000-word dissertation. You will be allocated an appropriate dissertation supervisor who will oversee your progress.
You will be assessed through a combination of individual essays or group projects and written exams.
2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline which must include a substantial amount of accounting
Career destinations for our postgraduates include:
- finance and investment analysts
- higher education teaching professionals
- investment bankers
- IT business analysts
- management consultants
- marketing professionals
- public relations professionals
- university researchers
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