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Accountancy and Financial Management MSc

University of Bolton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Bolton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-MAY-21, 20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Aimed at professionals working in the business, accountancy and finance sectors, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management focuses on the principles and practice of these key areas, as well as covering wider management issues. Our highly qualified and experienced team are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.

Course Details

Aligned to the Final Year ACCA programme, our MSc in Accountancy and Financial Management is designed to support your career development in business, accounting and financial management roles. It offers the finance, accountancy and broader management knowledge that can be central to success in many private and public sector industries.

Our dedicated, highly qualified and experienced team will lead you in an exploration of the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate, and how they are managed. We’ll support you to learn the applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, business ethics, risk and business strategy, financial performance, and taxation/auditing.

You’ll be encouraged to explore research methods, giving you the chance to gain an understanding of a range of research tools and analytical techniques. This knowledge will be of value when you undertake your Master’s dissertation - carrying out a substantial piece of research on an accountancy or financial management issue will enhance your critical and investigative skills, and could benefit your professional practice, too.

Highlights:

  • You’ll have the opportunity to focus on the global competitive environment, with topics including performance management, ethics, social responsibility, and strategic management accounting.
  • Students with a good honours degree in business or accountancy can enrol in optional modules that could enhance your employment prospects.
  • You’ll be encouraged to develop a critical awareness of the principles and techniques needed for effective financial decision making.
  • Your studies will provide you with the opportunity to evaluate existing empirical research, evaluate and apply theoretical concepts, and think critically and creatively.

Career Opportunities

The MSc Accountancy and Financial Management course is designed for professionals working in the business, accountancy and finance sectors. The programme is designed to enable you to develop your understanding of the principles and practice of financial management and accounting, the context in which they operate and how they are managed. It offers you the opportunity to learn the applied skills involved in financial reporting and financial management, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, risk and business strategy, financial performance and taxation/auditing.

What Can I Do With This Qualification?

Successful completion of this MSc will provide you with the skills needed for roles in financial analysis, investment banking, management, public administration and accountancy, and will be useful if you want to pursue a career in industry, commerce or with professional services organisations.

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University information

University of Bolton

  • University League Table

    127th

  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 103 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    109 50%

    68th

    31
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    88th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.57 91%

    2nd

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