Accounting and Finance

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 11.7 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 22.7 k / Year(s)  
170 place StudyQA ranking:5614 Duration:12 months

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The principal aim of the MSc in Accounting and Finance is to develop an understanding of a broad range of finance and accounting concepts, and their application to a range of management and organisational contexts.

Specifically, you will be provided with a stimulating and intellectually challenging management development programme, along with a rigorous education in the concepts of financial management and accounting.

Teaching and assessment methods

The MSc in Accounting and Finance is a full-time programme which takes 12 months to complete. Modules 1-5 are studied between September and the end of December. Modules 6-9 are studied between January and May. Each module requires you to write an assignment and/or sit an examination.

The dissertation, which is the concluding element of the programme, is completed by the end of August.

Course modulesYou will study seven core modules and then choose two option modules followed by your 15,000 word dissertation.

Core:

* Accountability, Representations and Control


* Accounting Representations: Public and Private Sector


* Corporate Finance


* Financial Modelling


* Financial Statements: Theory, Practice, Critique


* Foundations of Financial Analysis and Investment


* Foundations of Professional Knowledge and Skills



Plus Research Methods and Dissertation

Option:

Two modules from the following (subject to availability).

* Advanced Applied Quantitative Methods in Finance


* Alternative Economies


* Developments in Business Finance


* Finance and Society


* Financial Options Pricing


* Investment and Portfolio Analysis


* Management Accounting


* Public Finance


* Social and Environmental Accounting

A good UK honours degree or its equivalent or an acceptable professional qualification; or possession of either the University of Leicesters Diploma in Management or the University of Leicesters Professional Diploma in Management. If your first language is not English you must have either IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 TOEFL iBT® test: 90 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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