Accounting and Finance at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS

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Course summary

During this Master’s course you'll assess and apply key technical accounting and finance procedures to real-world scenarios, gaining a thorough understanding of global financial markets and accounting systems. You’ll cover topics such as financial planning, corporate reporting and analysis, financial management, auditing, corporate governance, business ethics and international markets. A key feature of our Accounting and Finance MSc is the integration of accounting and finance modules throughout the taught programme. You will critically evaluate the introduction of technology such as big data, blockchain and the digitalisation of corporate reporting within the Accounting profession. Aimed at those with an interest in problem-solving and critical thinking, this course welcomes those who have studied accountancy, finance, business, mathematics or economics. It is also suitable for those who have gained relevant professional experience and want to continue to improve their career prospects. Our Accounting and Finance MSc will allow students to develop as effective accountants, finance managers, financial analysis and acquire transferable intellectual, research and professional skills. This course will help you develop employability skills through business-relevant and research-rich learning. You’ll gain an understanding of how global economic and financial challenges impact business activity and how organisations interact within the business environment. You’ll gain the skills needed to critically evaluate current accounting and finance practices, business ethics guidelines and corporate governance frameworks to propose solutions to global challenges.


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Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline, or substantial experience of working in a business organisation. It is recommended that your previous studies have included quantitative elements. International qualifications: If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit English Language requirements: International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit

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Accounting and Finance at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS