Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good first degree at 2(ii) or higher or equivalent from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Non-graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable. Prior study of accounting (as part of the first degree, for example) or experience of working within the field of accounting is essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course involves advanced study of organisations, their management, the role of accounting for internal and external users, and the changing external context in which they operate. Students will develop the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of accounting to complex issues. Part 1 compulsory modules: accounting theory; research methods; international taxation: policy and practice; financial analysis; management accounting; advanced financial reporting. Optional modules (choose 2): corporate social responsibility; corporate risk management; advanced auditing and assurance; international financial management; islamic accounting and financial reporting. Part 2: consists of either a supervised Dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study that is specific to accounting.

Information for international students

If your native language is not English, you must provide satisfactory evidence that you have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. We require an IELTS of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
12 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Debbie Pritchard
Email
business.pg@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1248 383023