University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

International Accounting and Financial Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Overview Prepare yourself for an international career in accounting and finance with this MSc International Accounting and Financial Management. Whether you’ve previously studied accounting, finance or business in a non-English speaking context or you are new to the field but aspire to a career in accounting or finance, this is an ideal course for you. On this Master’s you’ll get a great foundation in general accounting and financial management responsibilities. You’ll also have the chance to explore other essential business functions, such as managing people and organisations, strategic marketing and management, global business skills, management skills and personal development. There’s no dissertation, so you’ll benefit from an extra semester of taught modules, including performance management and reporting, to ensure you develop all the essential skills and knowledge you need to excel in business. You don’t need to have studied or worked in business before to thrive on this course. You just need to be excited about working with numbers, as well as developing the soft skills – such as communication, teamwork and presenting – that are essential for rising to the top in this competitive field. About This Course To be a good accountant or financial manager you don’t just need excellent technical knowledge. You also need excellent interpersonal or soft skills. On this course you will have the opportunity to develop both to a high level, laying the foundation for a brilliant career. You’ll learn practical, technical skills such as preparing and interpreting financial reports, analysing management performance and undertaking investment appraisals. You’ll also discover key accounting theories as well as key financial management theories. You will explore what makes a good accountant or financial manager. You’ll discover how to understand different management perspectives in order to make effective management decisions. You’ll learn how to think critically and analytically, making your own decisions about which theories to apply when and how to combine different approaches. You’ll also have the chance to future-proof your career by investigating the latest financial and accounting techniques. Meanwhile you’ll also develop the soft skills you need to rise to the top. You’ll discover how to present information meaningfully to non-specialists, how to manage people, how to work effectively in teams, and how to see issues from different perspectives and look for innovative solutions. Accounting and financial management don’t exist in a vacuum, so you’ll also be introduced to the other key business disciplines, gaining expertise in the different business functions – a great advantage in your future career. Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from a strong focus on launching your career. Our links with industry mean that you’ll learn the theories and practices demanded by employers. We’ll also help you to hone skills such as CV writing and solo and group interview techniques. And you’ll be able to take part in our annual Employability Week, where you’ll have a chance to hear from, and network with, people working in industry, including NBS alumni and people working at leading accountancy firms. At our annual Employability Week you’ll be able to meet representatives from employers, including accountancy firms, commercial firms and public sector organisations, and from professional accountancy bodies. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

Modules

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Assessment method

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Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Entry requirements

DEGREE CLASSIFICATION: 2.2 Honours degree or higher, or equivalent DEGREE SUBJECT: Non-business related subject or any subject studied in a non-UK context required


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Minimum 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Listening and Reading

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading). Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

English Language Equivalencies

https://www.uea.ac.uk/apply/our-admissions-policy/english-language-equivalencies


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £17700 Whole course
England £17700 Whole course
Northern Ireland £17700 Whole course
Scotland £17700 Whole course
Wales £17700 Whole course
International £22700 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Sponsorship information

Funding is available both from the University and from a number of external schemes.

International Accounting and Financial Management at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS