MSc Accounting and Finance Data Link University
About the Course
Accountingandfinanceare essential areas of expertise for many people seeking high level careers in the professions, commerce or academia. This course will provide students with a theoretical background and applied knowledge at Masters level. It is designed to enhance intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. On completion, postgraduate students will be conversant with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and be able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues faced in day-to-day operations.
Who is thisProgrammefor?
You are a graduate in Accounting & Finance or a closely related discipline seeking to pursue further study and seeking career development and opportunities for promotion in this area. You do not need to have work experience in this area, but students with work experience qualifications are very welcome.
The course consists of taught modules, research methods and a supervised dissertation. Students can also enrol to take ACCA or CIMA professional modules at a reduced rate. The course aims to further the knowledge of accounting and finance in a manner which will provide a sound framework for those wishing to pursue further study, or to enhance employment opportunities. Accountancy and finance professionals have central roles in all types and sizes of organisations whether in the UK or abroad. This Masters degree addresses many of the current accounting issues present inbusinessand how they relate to the wider social, technical and economic challenges that businesses face. It also offers the opportunity to study a specialist interest. The programme assumes that students will enter with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level.
Special course features
Student support systems
Link to professional courses
Typical Modules Include
Businessand Financial Strategy
Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance
Global Financial Strategy
The course has a mixture of assessment involving essays, reports and examinations, plus a dissertation.
Excellent career opportunities exist in accounting and finance. Recentgraduateshave secured positions in accounting firms, industry, banking, finance and commerce.
Duration of Course
You can choose to begin studying in either October or January. You will attend lectures, seminars and workshops throughout two taught semesters followed by a period of supported independent study whilst you complete your dissertation.
First Degree(Minimum Second Class Lower Division), in any discipline, with minimum of 2 years relevant industrial/commercial experience at a management level.