Taught course

Accounting

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Accountancy, Finance, Business or Economics. Or an appropriate professional qualification from a Consultive Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) approved professional accountancy body. Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered individually.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a course designed to meet the needs of students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of business, accounting or finance. Whether you are planning a career with a major accounting firm in the UK, or in an international firm, this course helps prepare you for such roles by developing your understanding of the internationalisation of accounting.

The course will help enable you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter, and is focused on critical evaluation of financial regulation and transparency. We will explore topics such as international regulatory frameworks, the economic consequences of creative accounting, corporate governance and ethical matters that support good practice in corporate reporting. You’ll be taught by academics with professional qualifications and/or significant practitioner experience. Our focus is on using varied teaching and assessment methods to help develop a wide range of academic, analytical, presentation and practical skills in our students.

Our focus is on using varied teaching and assessment methods to help develop a wide range of academic, analytical, presentation and practical skills in our students. Teaching methods include; lectures, seminars, workshops, student-led discussions, group projects and presentations, case study analysis and advanced level accounting exercises, and e-learning.

Our strong connections with the financial world are demonstrated through our ‘Partners in Accountancy’ scheme, which links you with accountancy firms of national and international repute. You will be invited to guest lectures presented by experienced practitioners from the world of business. Recent guests have included KPMG and an Internal Auditor specialising in health insurance.

Fees and funding

In 2018/19 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £6,500.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are interested in studying with us on a part-time basis, please visit our Fees and Finance pages for part-time fee information.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance Office Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions (M357)
Email
sbuscourseadmin@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 472956