University of Leicester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The MSc in Accounting and Finance will provide you with a thorough understanding of finance and accounting concepts and their application within organisations. You will learn the main theories, tools, methods and techniques of accounting and finance within an international context and gain an understanding of the advantages, limitations and typical applications of each major method or technique in practice. You will develop your ability to reflect critically on the current debates in the accounting and financial professional and academic literature. The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to deal with complex accounting and financial issues in a range of employment contexts. The focus of the course will enhance your ability to analyse any situation and make sound strategic decisions. This degree will prepare you for senior accounting and finance roles in both public and private sector organisations.
You will spend your first two weeks studying the non-credit bearing module, ‘Professional Skills in Finance’, before moving onto studying your first three core modules. In semester two you will study another two core modules and also three option modules. During the Summer you will study your last two core modules and then your dissertation.
You will be taught through a mixture of methods including seminars, lectures, group work, case study analysis and guided reading. You will be assigned a personal tutor who has a pastoral role and can offer support and advice. Student performance is assessed through both assignments and examinations, plus a dissertation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing
A good UK honours degree or its equivalent, or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution, or a relevant graduate level professional qualification. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10445||Whole course|