Taught course

International Accounting and Finance

Institution
Heriot-Watt University · School of Management and Languages
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a relevant discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Students take courses in international accounting, corporate finance, financial markets, financial analysis, research methods as well as optional courses such as mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting and emerging financial markets.

Eligible students then undertake a 12,000-15,000 word MSc dissertation over the summer months.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must score a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please refer to the website
International students
Please refer to the website

The School of Management and Languages has up to 50 fee abatement scholarships available annually to postgraduate taught students at the Edinburgh campus. The scholarships are worth £2000 each.

Details of these scholarships, as well as other funding opportunities, can be found in Heriot-Watt's online postgraduate prospectus atwww.hw.ac.uk/student-life/scholarships/postgraduate-taught.htm

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Professor Ros Haniffa
Email
smlpgenquiries@hw.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 451 3284