Taught course

Accounting

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

Entry requirements

A good first degree (2:2 or above) in Accountancy, Finance, Business or Economics. Appropriate professional qualification from one of the professional accountancy bodies who are members of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB), will be considered to have met the University's admissions criteria. Other professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

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. You'll be taught by academics with professional qualifications and/or significant practitioner experience. 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.

If you are planning a career with a major accounting firm in the UK or in an international firm this is a course that helps prepare you for such roles by developing your understanding of the internationalisation of accounting .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.

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 lecturer presented by experienced practitioners from the world of business. Recent guests have included KPMG and an Internal Auditor specialising in health insurance.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Name
Department of Accountancy
Email
accountancy@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 472956