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Accounting and Financial Management MSc-PgD-PgC - At the institution - Hatfield - Hertfordshire
This course provides an opportunity to study a body of academic knowledge that can be applied in a managerial context. In doing so, it will help expand your intellectual ability and develop higher level analytical skills so that any problems you encounter in your future career can be critically examined using an accounting and finance perspective.
This course is aimed at those with a business related degree who wish to extend their financial expertise. It is designed to prepare you for careers in business that require a particularly strong accounting and finance emphasis, or alternatively for further research in the areas of Accounting and Finance.
Accounting and Financial Management MSc/PgD/PgC
Graduates of this programme are ideally placed to follow careers in accountancy or in the financial services sector. In previous years, students have progressed to work for companies such as KPMG and Deloitte and Touche with typical job roles including Financial Analyst or Chartered Accountant Teaching methods
We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.
You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.
Year 1 - full details
-Challenges to Management
-Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance
-Dissertation: Accounting and Finance
-Advanced Financial Reporting
-Management Control and Corporate Performance
-Mergers and Acquisitions
-Problem Structuring Methods