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Accounting and Finance MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Full-time | University of Portsmouth | 1 year | SEP-20
  • Full-time | University of Portsmouth | 1 year | SEP-20
  • Part-time | University of Portsmouth | 30 months | SEP-20

Key information

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  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    38th

    6 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Research Quality

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

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    2.74

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    0.31

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Accounting and finance experts are always in demand, so if you've studied a business discipline at undergraduate level – and have an eye for detail and the drive to succeed in a challenging business environment – our MSc Accounting and Finance degree course is the way to take your ambitions further.

You'll learn the key principles and practices of accounting and finance and examine how they affect global business. You'll also get transferable skills, such as analytical and problem-solving techniques that will be invaluable in any business environment.

You'll graduate from the MSc Accounting and Finance degree course with the skills needed for a successful career in the accountancy and finance professions, ranging from management accounting to corporate finance, as well as all the skills required to excel in business.

On this course, you'll:

Learn how to write and interpret financial statements, to monitor, control and plan for the ongoing success of an organisation
Understand accounting and finance from both a strategic and management perspective, ranging from business planning and strategic management accounting to corporate financial management and corporate governance
Have the chance to use the University’s Bloomberg terminals to monitor and analyse financial market data movements and trades
Improve your commercial skills with our business simulation software, with technicians on-hand to help out when needed
Receive support and mentoring from staff – including our Study Support Tutors – in formal meetings and also via social media
Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which include 24-hour internet access and access to our online journals.

Careers and opportunities

When you graduate, you'll be exempt from all five Certificate Level papers of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Additionally, CIMA's 'Gateway' route gives MSc Accounting and Finance graduates the opportunity to sit one paper which combines their Management level papers P2, F2 and E2. If you complete this successfully, you'll also be exempt from all of CIMA's Operational level and Certificate level papers.

For the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), we currently have exemptions from Fundamentals Level papers F1 - F4.

What jobs can you do with an Accounting and Finance degree?

When you graduate, you'll be in a strong position to pursue a career in:

Audit
Financial accounting
Management accounting
Corporate finance
Financial planning
Insurance
Banking.

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.

£10,500 per year

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

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The same fee will be applicable for Channel Islands and Isle of Man students. Tuition fee are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply.

University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Portsmouth

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UNITED KINGDOM