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Accounting and Financial Management MSc

Coventry University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Coventry University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Does the idea of managing budgets get you excited? Explore how finance and business work together and how you can effectively manage them both.

This Accounting and Financial Management t Master’s course is designed for those seeking higher level education and the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in functional accounting and contemporary finance topics, with the course aiming to improve your capability and understanding in the business world.

Broad in its scope, this course is underpinned by practice-led learning designed to provide an overview of accounting and finance as it is actually applied in the world of business, ideal for those seeking managerial positions or budgetary responsibility. You will explore how financial markets operate and the financial strategies used by successful businesses, drawing on real-life case studies of companies and their financial accounts.

By studying at Coventry Business School, you will have access to our Trading Floor, currently one of the largest of its kind in Europe, as well as access to industry-standard software for quantitative financial analysis (subject to availability). You’ll also have the opportunity to study a module, Global Professional Development – Consultancy , accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, which could help to develop your skills in management and leadership.

Career prospects

This Master’s course can act as an important stepping stone for those seeking positions with budget responsibility or senior management roles, upon successful completion.

It can be useful for all types of personal and professional financial management, and on successful completion of the course it could become the catalyst for some students to pursue future careers in financial services as professional accountants, financial analysts and financial consultants, confirming their passion for this field before committing to study the more intensive professional accounting and finance qualifications.

Graduates should also benefit from a wide range of desirable professional skills, including: team working; critical evaluation; self-directed learning; problem-solving; action planning and organising; written and oral communication; questioning and listening. The following personal qualities will also be addressed in each of the skills modules: achievement orientation; initiative and creativity; self-confidence; decisiveness; reflectiveness; adaptability and flexibility. Through the accredited Chartered Management Institute module, you will also have the opportunity to develop management and leadership skills, which, upon successful completion, could prove important as you progress into your career. Please see the Accreditation and Professional Recognition section for further details.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

This course is accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI) & Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    114 52%

    55th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    39th

    1

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