Taught course

Finance and Accounting

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Wolverhampton Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A first or second class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc Finance and Accounting is aimed at providing you with an in-depth grounding for your professional and/or academic career in finance, business and accounting. Previous students studying this course have taken up appointments in large financial institutions, national government departments and international banks. This course develops your strategic understanding and critical thinking of the main finance principles and theories that support and inform corporate financial decisions and upon which modern business decision making is based. In addition, it provides you with an opportunity to develop practical skills and theoretical understanding of finance for international business. You will explore the importance of accounting information in the management of corporations and a variety of approaches small firms follow to secure finance to survive and succeed in the hyper-competitive market. You will have the opportunity to evaluate the impact of organisational theories and corporate governance on corporations in an international context. In this modern globalised business environment you will explore the key factors that affect international business management.

Your research skills will be developed and you can apply this knowledge through an independent piece of research in an accounting or finance related topic, the course is taught by highly research active staff who have embedded their research into the programme.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
01902 32 22 22