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MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate Accounting and Finance

Bristol, University of the West of England

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

With a strong practical focus, access to the industry-standard Bloomberg Professional system, and ACCA and CIMA exemptions, our MSc in Accounting and Finance will act as a springboard into a wide range of finance and accounting-related careers.

Today's business managers need to be able to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. This course will help you develop this expertise, as well as giving you an indepth understanding of the contemporary issues encountered by financial managers.

The underlying practical focus ensures that the skills and knowledge you gain are highly relevant to the workplace whichever area of accounting or finance you are seeking to engage in.

Strong practical focus

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance, while also enhancing your critical thinking, research and analytical skills. During the year, you will:

analyse and solve complex problems relating to financial reporting, performance measurement and management, corporate strategy and financial management
be encouraged to think critically and creatively about problems requiring a multi-disciplinary approach
develop in-depth knowledge in a specialist topic you have chosen for your dissertation
enhance your key personal skills in time management, information accessing, analysis and interpretation
develop your interpersonal, communication and management skills through team working, making presentations and writing reports.

Accredited by the ACCA and CIMA

The course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This means you will gain exemptions from several of their professional examinations, giving you a useful head start in your professional studies. Read more about the professional exemptions on the course in the features section.

Careers / Further study

The skills and knowledge developed on this course provide you with a wide range of opportunities in finance and accounting-related careers.

Many of our graduates choose to specialise further by going on to study for the CIMA or ACCA qualifications and becoming chartered accountants.

A proficiency in accounting and financial management, as well as an appreciation of the contemporary issues faced by financial managers, can enable you to progress to senior positions, such as business analyst, finance director, investment analyst, financial reporting manager, chief accountant and head of risk management.

Students can exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

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

University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, you'll benefit from opportunities to enhance your career prospects.
Bristol is a bustling, welcoming city with a strong multicultural community – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    59th

    14

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