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Finance and Accounting with CIMA MSc

University of the West of Scotland

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

The MSc Finance & Accounting was developed in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), this course prepares you for a successful career in finance and accounting, working at home or overseas in various business environments.

The master's course offers a portfolio of modules reflecting the needs of those wishing to pursue a career in accounting and/orfinance but who may not have accounting as their first degree. The course focuses on conceptual understanding and practical skills of accounting and finance supplemented by an understanding of the background within which accounting operates.

Career prospects

Graduates can explore a rich diversity of career options in finance and accounting management posts in industry and commerce e.g. management accountant, business analyst, management consultant, finance manager, chief financial officer.

You may also choose to pursue a research career or further management qualifications such as an MBA or DBA.

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS (CIMA)

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants.

Teaching & Assessment

A range of teaching methods is used across the module suite.

Guidance on the nature and content of lectures will be provided in the associated module handbook. All lecture slides will be available in advance via CampusMoodle.

Tutorials and seminars will be interactive in nature allowing students to actively participate making the most of the learning opportunities available to them.

The Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy of this course is designed to ensure the development of confident individuals with high quality skills and graduate attributes that are recognised and valued not only by the students themselves, but also by employers and the wider community.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,920per year

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

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 103 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    122 56%

    49th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    37th

    23

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