Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Accounting and Finance (Taught)

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Course summary

Students on this course focus on knowledge and skills that can be applied within organisations rather than on how financial markets behave. This course is designed to develop existing knowledge and understanding of financial management and build on current research and analytical skills. It is an ideal course for those who have recently completed a 1st degree in accounting, or business administration, or those who have a related degree and substantial business experience.

Course details


Core modules: fundamentals of financial management ; financial context and contemporary issues ; corporate strategy ; corporate financial strategy ; performance measurement and management ; corporate financial reporting ; research methods ; masters dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessments will be a mix of written assignments, supervised mini-projects, role playing, presentations and examinations.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Entry requirements

Applicants need a good Honours degree in either accounting and finance (minimum 2.2), or business/related subject (minimum 2.1) with a significant accounting and finance content (normally at least 25 per cent of the degree) from a recognised higher education institution; or equivalent, from a recognised overseas institution; or to have successfully completed all of the fundamental papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) syllabus or the certificate and managerial levels of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) syllabus and have at least 2 years' relevant work experience. Applicants who have passed any of the ACCA professional level or CIMA strategic level papers may be eligible for exemption from 1 or more of the MSc modules. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £10000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £10000 Year 1
Scotland £10000 Year 1
Wales £10000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £10000 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1
Channel Islands £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Not applicable

Provider information

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY

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Additional information

Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30

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Accounting and Finance at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS