Accounting and Financial Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 14.3 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 21.8 k / Year(s)  
201–250 place StudyQA ranking:6655 Duration:12 months

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This Masters programme in accounting will equip you to understand how and why companies report on their financial performance and position in the way they do and places an important emphasis on analysing real-world financial situations faced by business organisations.

The ability to effectively interpret and make decisions based on accounting and financial information is a valuable tool for a manager in any organisation, regardless of its size or the sector in which it operates.

This programme focuses on developing skills and knowledge vital in business, with an emphasis on accounting, finance and financial management. You will develop a strong understanding of how financial information is used for decision making purposes and how the subsequent outcomes are effectively communicated and evaluated.

Leading-edge research findings are applied to practical challenges facing firms in an international context. Students are encouraged to become confident in using accounting knowledge as well as learning how to make decisions in an accounting and financial environment.

Taught by faculty with wide-ranging interests in the field and whose professional experience ranges from working for smaller organisations to the 'big four' accounting and professional services firms, you will gain a well-rounded knowledge of both theory and practice.

* Accounting and finance project
* Business finance
* Cases in financial management and control
* Ethics in accounting and financial management
* International financial reporting 1
* International financial reporting 2
* Management decision-making and performance evaluation
* Study and research skills

+ 1 optional module chosen from a wide range of modules spanning areas including: corporate social responsibility; entrepreneurship and small business management; organisational behaviour; human resource management.

Applicants to Henley Business School, whose first language is not English, will be required to attain the International English Language Test Scores (IELTS), or equivalent acceptable qualification accepted by the University, as defined below, to enter a programme.However, for students who successfully complete one of the Pre-sessional English Language courses run by our International Study and Language Centre, a half-band credit will be applied to their English language condition. (For example - programmes requiring IELTS 7.0 will accept students with IELTS 6.5 providing the student has completed the relevant English course with us).Henley Business School requires a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (with no element below 6.5) to enter all programmes except Informatics. Informatics programmes require an IELTS score of 6.5 (with no element below 6.0).Students completing the above mentioned pre-sessional courses would be allowed entry onto their chosen programme with an overall score of 6.5 for all programmes except informatics, which will generally accept 6.0. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 80 (Grade A) 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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Henley Business School is triple-accredited by the UK, European and US accrediting bodies, placing us among the top 1% of global business schools. Henley is also ranked among the leading business schools in Europe.

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