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Accounting and Finance MSc/PGDip/PGCert

University of the West of England

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    55th

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    62nd

    10 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    2.59

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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

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    0.23

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

This course will help you develop this expertise, as well as giving you an indepth understanding of the contemporary issues encountered by financial managers. Today's business managers need to be able to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. The underlying practical focus ensures that the skills and knowledge you gain are highly relevant to the workplace whichever area of accounting or finance you are seeking to engage in. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance, while also enhancing your critical thinking, research and analytical skills. During the year, you will: analyse and solve complex problems relating to financial reporting, performance measurement and management, corporate strategy and financial management; be encouraged to think critically and creatively about problems requiring a multi-disciplinary approach; develop in-depth knowledge in a specialist topic you have chosen for your dissertation; enhance your key personal skills in time management, information accessing, analysis and interpretation; develop your interpersonal, communication and management skills through team working, making presentations and writing reports. Students can exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This means you will gain exemptions from several of their professional examinations, giving you a useful head start in your professional studies. The skills and knowledge developed on this course provide you with a wide range of opportunities in finance and accounting-related careers. Many of our graduates choose to specialise further by going on to study for the CIMA or ACCA qualifications and becoming chartered accountants. A proficiency in accounting and financial management, as well as an appreciation of the contemporary issues faced by financial managers, can enable you to progress to senior positions, such as business analyst, finance director, investment analyst, financial reporting manager, chief accountant and head of risk management.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,500 per year

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These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England

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Module Fee (15 Credit): £792.

University information

University Ranking

55th

About this University

The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is one of the largest providers of higher education in South West England. There has been strong emphasis over the years on building close partnerships with businesses and organisations locally, nationally and internationally.

Address

Frenchay Campus

Coldharbour Lane

Bristol

BS16 1QY

UNITED KINGDOM