Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
Staffordshire University · Faculty of Business, Education and Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above first degree in accounting A 2:1 or above first degree in business with evidence of successful attainment of accounting modules. Professionally qualified/part qualified (ACCA/CIMA or similar) Plus 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).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The accounting and finance course includes a number of distinctive modules. The Accounting Theory module addresses the underling principles that lead to accounting conventions. The Portfolio module looks at the construction of an investment portfolio. The option module gives you the opportunity to explore an accounting and finance area that particularly interests you, while 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.

The course will give you a solid foundation in accounting and finance. The first semester is an intensive study of the core disciplines of accounting and finance. During the second semester you will study traditional and contemporary theoretical aspects of accounting and finance plus an option module of your choice. The final semester will conclude with an individual dissertation.

Compulsory modules may include:

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Management Control and Internal Audit
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Accounting Theory
  • Governance, Risk and Ethics

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Information for international students

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).

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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