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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Robert Gordon University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and independent thinking abilities which are essential for developing a career in the accounting sector, within banking and financial institutions, or in the field of corporate finance. You will develop key transferable skills in relation to the sourcing, recording, interpretation and application of accounting and finance information for use in decision making. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards in this course. You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions. Once graduated, you will be able to progress into a career in the accounting sector, within banking/financial institutions or in the field of corporate finance within the public and private sectors, including in industries such as Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction, Tourism. Given the nature of modern business, you will also be able to develop a career in general management or management consultancy, or enter into academia and undertake further research leading to a PhD.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    180 82%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    18th

    21

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