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M.Sc. On Campus

Accounting and Financial Management

Lancaster University

12 months
Duration
25360 GBP/year
13650 GBP/year
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About

Accounting and Financial Management degree offered at Lancaster University provides  provides academic training at the frontier of accounting and financial management knowledge. It’s an excellent foundation on which you can build your career in accountancy, investment banking or financial analysis.

Overview

Key facts

During Lancaster University’s Accounting and Financial Management course, if you meet the minimum performance criteria in your first term you will have the opportunity to sit the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Level 1 professional exam. On completion of your degree, you can also secure Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exemptions from most of the Fundamental level papers depending on your module choices during the second term. If you have passed all Fundamental level papers you could then progress on the ACCA pathway which provides a recognised level of tuition for ACCA’s Professional-level papers: P2 (Strategic Business Reporting) and P4 (Advanced Financial Management).

The programme balances theory with applied learning, using practical working examples to enhance skills and understanding. You will learn about the principles of financial reporting and foundation of finance, and have the chance to study modules such as financial statement analysis, advanced management accounting or advanced investment management. Some modules also provide training in Python programming to help address the industry’s skills gap and give you a competitive edge in the jobs market.

You are encouraged to select your dissertation according to your future career path. Dissertations are managed in streams. You will be invited to presentation sessions by the stream leader and you will choose from either empirical asset pricing, accounting, CFA level 1, or corporate finance.

Throughout your course you will have access to the School’s career support. Advisers will help shape a one-to-one plan to ensure you make the most of your time here.

We keep pace with the ever-changing standards in accountancy, ensuring absolute relevance. We’re proud to produce graduates who have gone on to thrive in large accountancy firms such EY, PwC and other international firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Markets
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Markets
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Principles of Financial Reporting
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Financial Reporting for Complex Entities
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Investment Management
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Derivatives Pricing
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Professional Ethics: Standards in Accounting and Finance Practice
  • Risk Management in Commercial Banking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (UK Hons) degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other business-related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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