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International Accounting and Corporate Governance MSc

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain a rigorous foundation in:

  • the application and critical evaluation of management accounting
  • the regulation and content of International Accounting Standards.

You’ll study issues in financial reporting to equip you with the technical skills to prepare financial statements as well as a framework for understanding and evaluating the role of accounting regulation. The course will give you a broad global business perspective covering both emerging and developed economies. You also develop the managerial and technical analytical skills required by employers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

You benefit from studying the unique combination of International Accounting Standards together with corporate governance. This will improve your career prospects in management consultancy as well as large international financial bodies. You’ll also have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge through a range of options.

You’ll have opportunities to engage with employers through networking and guest lectures. This can prove invaluable for future careers.

Accreditation

The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide. The MSc has been awarded a four-paper accreditation from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

CAREERS

This course opens up an array of career opportunities in global business management, management consultancy and international accountancy, as well as with large international financial bodies such as the World Trade Organisation or the World Bank.

You’ll be well prepared for jobs in corporate finance and financial management:

  • financial analyst or controller
  • consultant for a range of international and national partnerships
  • management position in the public sector in local and central government.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Subject rankings

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    23rd out of 103 5

    26th out of 123

    18th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

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    128 58%

    39th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    50th

    12
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    141 65%

    38th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    87 87%

    5th

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    3.91 78%

    85th

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    / Max 217
    149 68%

    23rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    58th

    3

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