Overview of the Finance and Accounting MSc from Brunel University London
Along with sharpening your quantitative and problem-solving skills, you’ll study the theory of finance, corporate governance, valuation, international accounting standards, risk assessment and financial statement analysis.
Importantly, you’ll develop your ability to interpret complex financial and numerical data and to critically evaluate and deliver mid- and long-term strategic solutions.
Throughout the course you’ll have access to a variety of professional databases used in business and finance including Datastream, Bloomberg, Bank Scope, Osiris, Reuters 3000 Xtra and Thomson One Banker.
With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, the demand for job candidates with the advanced, specialised skills needed to keep ahead of changing regulation is on the rise. Your Brunel MSc will pave the way for careers across the financial sector.
Careers and your future
Our aim is to teach you ‘employable knowledge’, which can be applied to real-world situations giving you the skills you need to find the right role after you graduate. Therefore, you’ll be well prepared for work, especially if you undertake a work placement. Securing economics and finance degree jobs is highly competitive so we’ll support you to gain a strong foundation in the skills employers are looking for. We offer opportunities within the Department of Economics and Finance as well as through the University’s Professional Development Centre (PDC) to help you build skills and experience.
With the knowledge and expertise you'll gain on the course, you'll be well equipped to pursue a career in the financial services industry. You'll find our graduates working in prestigious accountancy and financial services firms across the world, including PwC, Deloitte, EY and BDO.
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- Financial Theory
- Financial Reporting in Capital Markets
- Quantitative Methods for Finance and Economics
- International Accounting Standards and Policy
- Company Valuation
- Investment Valuation Models
- 12 months
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- A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree in economics, finance, and mathematical subjects or an equivalent qualification from overseas. All applicants will be required to have a minimum background in mathematics or statistics, accountancy, and economics or finance.
- Applicants with a 2:2 in a business subject should demonstrate some exposure to accountancy and mathematics/statistics.
International17355 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17355 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10440 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10440 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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