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Accounting and Financial Management MSc

Royal Holloway, University of London

Key Information

Course duration: 1 year

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Subject Ranking

Accounting & Finance

  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

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    2.96 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.66 / 1.00

Rankings are for reference only as they apply to undergraduate subjects

Fees

Home students: £11,300 per year
EU students: £11,300 per course
Overseas students: £18,500 per year

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The Course

Summary

This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background. The course provides practical-oriented knowledge in a worldwide context and aims to develop you as an independent and reflective learner, with the ability to continue to learn once in your chosen profession. Providing the skills and framework for future needs, this course takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and business, delivering a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between these. The course draws upon the extensive research, practical knowledge, and teaching expertise of our management and finance academics. Their internationally recognised research and involvement in the activities of professional accounting bodies and firms across the world means that each module provides cutting-edge knowledge of contemporary accounting theory and practice.

You will gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in the theory and practice of financial accounting, management accounting, and financial management. You will also develop an expert understanding of how management accounting is used to make strategic decisions and manage performance together with a critical awareness of related social and organisational issues, including recent trends such as the digital economy.

On graduating you will have acquired a number of transferable skills, including the ability to assess and employ a variety of accounting-based techniques, critically evaluate accounting documents, as well as write reports, give presentations and work as a team. On graduating with a Masters degree in Accounting and Financial Management you will be in a strong position to start a career in a variety of financial or commercial related areas. You will also have a solid foundation to continue PhD studies.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

University League Table Ranking: 28th

Royal Holloway is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities, with 21 academic departments and schools spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law. In the top 30 UK universities for research quality (The Complete University Guide 2019), its...

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