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Accounting, Accountability and Financial Management MSc

King's College London, University of London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management MSc course will provide you with an advanced understanding of the economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management. You’ll explore the importance of accountability and information, corporate governance, and ethics in global financial markets. With an undergraduate degree in a relevant social science subject, you’ll be ready to tackle the intellectually challenging world of finance. Through a combination of core modules and your own choice of management areas, you’ll come away fully equipped to thrive in any industry you choose to go into.

Course detail

We want you to be able to achieve business success in any industry, anywhere in the world. So we’ll equip you with theoretical knowledge – as well as the means to apply this to good business practice. Our stimulating choice of modules allow you to customise your programme to your interests. You’ll gain a deep understanding of a range of issues facing businesses around the world, including: theoretical foundations of accounting, accountability and financial management; application of technical accounting and financial management techniques to a variety of scenarios; internal workings of financial institutions and accounting firms and their inter-relationships; importance of accounting and financial management for businesses and financial institutions; need for accounting, accountability and financial management to incorporate corporate governance, social responsibility, the needs of a broad group of stakeholders and ethical considerations.

Course format and assessment

We use lectures, seminars and group tutorials to deliver most of the modules on the course. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study. We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.

Career prospects

Some of our graduates choose further study at King’s, while others go on to work in a range of fields including management consultancies, the financial sector, and large retail and manufacturing organisations.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 31,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

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