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Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc prepares you for a career in management accounting, financial planning or corporate investment.

About this course

Strategic planning is an organisation’s process of defining its strategy or direction and making appropriate decisions on the allocation of resources to best achieve its objectives.

The course contains significant elements of finance and management accounting. It provides the necessary tools for quantitative assessment of corporate performance and investment opportunities.

What you'll learn

You will cultivate a skill set that will enable you to influence financial and strategic decisions from inside a company. Management accounting and financial analysis each play a leading role in the development of these skills.

You will gain a strong foundation of financial knowledge and analytical skills. You will develop an appreciation of managerial decision making and investment.

Your development

On completion of the course, you will be able to show practical skills and the ability to:

implement appropriate business strategies that optimise the financial interests of key stakeholders in various organisational environments
systematically collect, analyse and interpret data
provide advice about how to apply financial models, tools and techniques to improve organisational performance
understand and apply as appropriate product costing, budgeting, capital budgeting, and other management accounting techniques to make strategic decisions.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Associate of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and provides you exemptions from professional examinations.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,600per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 3

    23rd out of 123 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    150 68%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    112th

    18

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