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Accounting and Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 13 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Looking to get ahead in the financial sector? The MSc in Accounting and Finance MSc degree from Staffordshire University will keep you up-to-date with contemporary accounting and finance skills, and firm up your understanding of traditional methods too – equipping you for the best chance of success in the competitive world of finance and accounting.
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Overview

The Accounting and Finance MSc degree from Staffordshire University has been designed to build and improve your knowledge in the field of accounting and finance. You'll cover both the core disciplines and traditional and contemporary theory, giving you a springboard of skills to launch yourself into the financial sector.

Including many distinctive modules, this course will teach you how to apply accounting and finance knowledge in a working environment. It will give you vital experience in how to communicate complex information and use advanced analytical skills in your future career.

What’s more, upon completion of the course, you’ll be eligible to take the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Master’s gateway route, which will allow you to progress straight to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification.

Careers

After completing the course, you’ll be equipped to take on a variety of positions in the field of Accounting and finance, including:

  • Financial and risk analysis
  • Business analysis
  • Budget control and analysis
  • Foreign exchange
  • Risk analysis
  • Financial Controller

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Theory 
  • Advanced Corporate Finance 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Business Management Research 
  • Economic Analysis of the Firm
  • International Finance 
  • International Financial Analysis 
  • Management Control and Internal Audit 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    • Duration description

      January start: 17 months

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You will usually have achieved a 2:2 in an accounting or business related subject with evidence of successful attainment of financial and accounting modules.
  • Alternatively you may have professional qualifications and/or experience, please enquire.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7248 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 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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