Taught course

Accounting and Business Finance

University of Bedfordshire · The Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

April, June, August, October, November

Course content

This course is integrative, blending accounting and business finance theory to solve problems faced by managers on a daily basis. You will also further develop your quantitative, research and presentation skills, all of which you need for a successful career in business or further academic study. Your studies will be enhanced by the integration of theory into practice in those situations where vital financial decisions have to be made.

Key features

  • Access to a range of financial databases (eg Datastream, FAME, Reuters EIKON) and statistical software (eg Eviews, STATA and SPSS)
  • Develop your skills with the use of Thomson Reuters Eikon, which will equip you with technical knowledge and skills in trading and data analysis
  • Every taught unit on this course will be delivered in a block mode for the duration of six weeks

Career opportunities

This course will enable you to pursue a career in a variety of business areas such as financial institutions; non-financial firms; corporate/investment banks; multinational firms and SMEs. You will be able to work as a financial analyst, finance manager, corporate treasury, credit controller and other roles in the area of accounting and finance. As a graduate of this course, you will also have the opportunity for further study at MPhil and PhD level.

Areas of study may include:

  • Financial markets and portfolio management
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Management accounting and financial planning
  • Performance achievement planning
  • Strategic management

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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0300 3300 073