Taught course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
University of Salford · Salford Business School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Where a student has gained a recognised Honours degree but does not meet the normal entry qualification requirement, they may still be considered for entry if they can demonstrate relevant work experience of a minimum two years duration post study and acceptable level of responsibility. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

January, November, September, July, June, March

Course content

3 good reasons to study Accounting and Finance at Salford:

  • Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience
  • Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School
  • A programme that equips you with the necessary theory and skills to work successfully in professional accountancy services and corporate sectors

Course Summary.

The aim of this course is to provide you with the advanced level skills and knowledge required by personnel in Accounting, Finance, and Corporate Financial Industry sectors.

You will gain valuable insight into accounting processes, both from in-business and external reporting perspectives. You will also learn about the relevance of accountancy to company valuation, and gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of financial management.

Information for international students

Normally IELTS 6.5 with no individual element below 5.5, or equivalent recognised Secure English Language Test, (SELT). If the English language qualification is slightly below this level candidates may be able to take one of the many English courses available in the University. Please search for English in Course Finder.

Fees and funding

Fees 2015-16

Type of Study Fee Full-time £6,995 Part-time £1,295 per 30 credits Full-time International MSc £11,995; PgDip £8,195; PgCert £4,195 Full-time PgDip £4,695 Full-time PgCert £2,495

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Full-time £7,500 Part-time £1,250 per 30 credits Full-time International MSc £13,300, part-time £2,217 per 30 credits Full-time PgDip £5,000 Full-time PgCert £2,500

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
8 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646