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Accounting and Finance MSc

University of Northampton

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    110th

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    71st

    17 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Research Quality

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

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    1.86

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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

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    0.98

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    SEP-19

Course Summary

This course provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing high level careers in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad. If you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course can provide a contextual understanding of how accounting and finance operates within the business environment. You will examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions. Accounting and finance are essential areas of expertise for those seeking high-level careers in these professions, as well as commerce and academia. We expect that you will start this course with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level. You will be provided with theoretical background and applied knowledge at Master’s level that allows you to build upon your existing skills. The course is designed to enhance your intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. This course addresses many of the current accounting issues present in business and how they relate to wider social, technical and economic challenges. You will also have the opportunity to study a specialist interest of your choice.

On completion of the course, you will be familiar with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and will be able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues that are faced in day-to-day operations. This will provide you with an excellent framework for pursuing further study, or enhancing your business prospects. The course uses a combination of assessment methods including reports, case studies, time constrained tests and examinations.

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.

£7,300 per year

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

University information

University Ranking

110th

About this University

The University of Northampton's mission is to transform lives and inspire change. With exciting, industry-relevant courses and excellent and passionate lecturers, it aims to ensure students' time is fulfilling and enjoyable. Industry partnerships and a dedication to employability help graduates secure the roles they deserve.

Address

Waterside Campus

University Drive

Northampton

NN1 5PH

UNITED KINGDOM