University of Bolton Accounting and Finance

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University of Bolton Accounting and Finance

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is designed for professionals working in the business, accountancy and finance sectors. The programme is designed to enable you to develop your understanding of the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate and how they are managed. You will learn the applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, risk & business strategy, financial performance and taxation/auditing. The course includes a module on research methods that will support your learning by providing an understanding of a range of research tools and analytical techniques, as well as enhancing critical and investigative skills which can be applied in your professional practice. You will also be required to submit a dissertation for which you will carry out a substantial piece of research on an accountancy or financial management issue. This will enable you to demonstrate your critical understanding of the subject and your ability to carry out sustained independent study.

About the course

The course is aligned to the Final Year ACCA Programme and gives students an understanding of accountancy and financial management techniques, which are essential for the modern day financial manager.

Mode of attendanceFull-time
Duration(s)18 months
Start date(s)04/09/2017
Entry requirementsApplicants must possess a minimum of a 2.2 UK honours degree (or equivalent) in Accounting.

Applicants with a Business UG degree will be considered, and will be counselled towards taking the Financial Management and Financial Performance options.

Accountancy UG students have the option of completing this master’s course alongside the final year ACCA.

Aplicants who have not studied their previous qualifications in English an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 will be required.

Awarding bodyUniversity of Bolton
Location(s)University of Bolton:
Deane Campus,  Deane Road,  Bolton,  BL3 5AB

Fees, funding and finance information

Home/EU Fees

Home/EU students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Home fee of £5,400 for the academic year 2016/17