Accounting and finance roles have increasingly taken on an international dimension. With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, this course meets the business world’s demand for graduates who are educated to Masters level in International Accounting and Finance. The course provides specialised training in international accounting and finance, and helps you develop the reporting and analysis skills needed by organisations worldwide. It also enables you to gain an appreciation of international investment issues from a range of perspectives. By the end of the course you’ll be able to offer employers an understanding of international reporting standards which have an increasing global relevance, along with an advanced awareness of international financial markets.
Semester 1: Financial reporting; corporate finance; accounting and society; quantitative methods in finance. Semester 2 offers a choice of either the following two modules: Research methods; financial statement analysis. Alternatively 50 credits from either/or Accounting or Finance Grouping: Accounting grouping; topics in international accounting; advanced financial reporting; finance grouping; derivatives; investments and portfolio management; mergers and acquisitions; international corporate finance; behavioural finance; financial statement analysis
Successful completion of the taught modules leads to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma. The Master’s degree is awarded on, satisfactory completion of a dissertation, following the Diploma examinations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. If English is not the applicant's 1st language, evidence of proficiency must be provided such as a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands). If the applicant does not meet the required score it may be possible to register for 1 of our pre-sessional English courses. To register applicants must hold a conditional offer for a course and have an IELTS score 0.5 or 1.0 below the required standard.
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Management School, Accounting and Finance