Accountancy and Financial Management at University of Bolton - UCAS

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Course summary

Aligned to the ACCA Strategic Professional Level programme, the MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management at the University of Bolton is designed to support your career development in business, accounting and financial management roles. It offers the finance, accountancy and broader management knowledge that can be central to success in many private and public sector industries. Our dedicated, highly qualified and experienced team will lead you in exploring the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate, and how they are managed. We'll support you in learning the applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, business ethics, risk and business strategy, financial performance, and taxation/auditing. We'll encourage you to explore research methods, helping you understand various research tools and analytical techniques. This knowledge will be of value when you undertake your master's dissertation. Carrying out this substantial piece of research on an accountancy or financial management issue will enhance your critical and investigative skills and could benefit your professional practice. Highlights You'll have the opportunity to focus on the global competitive environment, with topics including performance management, ethics, social responsibility, and strategic management accounting. We offer a range of option modules offering knowledge that could enhance your employment prospects. We'll encourage you to develop a critical awareness of the principles and techniques for effective financial decision-making. Your studies will allow you to evaluate existing empirical research, evaluate and apply theoretical concepts, and think critically and creatively.


Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Entry requirements

Normally, you'll have at least a lower second class (2.2) honours degree (or equivalent) in accounting or accountancy. Alternatively, you'll have a first class or upper second class (2.1) honours degree (or equivalent) in business management. If this is the case, we'll counsel you towards taking the Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Financial Performance option modules. We'll also consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.

Fees and funding

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Accountancy and Financial Management at University of Bolton - UCAS