Comments about MSc Accounting and Finance - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
The Department of Accounting and Finance has a strong vocational bias, offering professional, postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. Students develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, enhancing their career prospects with key financial skills sought after by so many organisations.
Applicants will usually hold a good Honours degree or overseas equivalent, in a business, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject
MSc Accounting and Finance
This is a challenging Masters programme for graduates seeking to enhance their financial knowledge and skills, and develop their career prospects in financial roles with organisations worldwide.
Core taught modules may include:
-An Evaluation of Financial Accounting and Reporting
-An Evaluation of Management Accounting
Elective taught modules may include:
-International Taxation Policies
-Strategic and Financial Decision Making
-Investment Theory and Analysis
-Mergers and Acquisitions.
Students must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of accounting and/or finance (in its broadest sense) and to apply and enhance technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of the student’s own choice.