MSc-Postgraduate Diploma-Postgraduate Certificate Management, Finance and Accounting

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  • Objectives
    The principal aim of the MSc in Management, Finance and Accounting is to introduce and develop an understanding of a broad range of management, finance and accounting techniques and concepts, and their application to a range of organisational contexts and situations. Specifically, you will be provided with a stimulating and intellectually challenging learning experience, along with a rigorous education in the concepts and techniques of financial management and accounting and general management tools and techniques. The programme aims to prepare students for accounting/finance positions at management level in both public and private sector organisations, whilst offering scope to pursue further academic work in this area.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Selection of candidates is based upon: -a completed application form; -an ability to demonstrate that a contribution can be made to the programme (e.g. practical experience); -references, preferably from former University teachers or current employers. For non-graduates with professional qualifications, one reference should be from a person under whom training beyond school level was received. The forms enclosed with the application form should be used; -AND possession of a good UK honours degree (or its overseas equivalent) or an acceptable professional qualification
  • Academic title
    MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate Management, Finance and Accounting
  • Course description
    Course modules

    You will study seven core modules and then choose two electives followed by your 15,000 word dissertation.

    -Foundations of Professional Knowledge and Skills
    -Foundations of Financial Analysis and Investment
    -Organizational Analysis
    -Accountability, Representations and Control
    -Business Environment
    -Accounting Representations: Public and Private Sector
    -Critical Perspectives on Management


    Finance and Accounting Electives

    -Financial Option Pricing
    -Computational Derivative Pricing
    -Investment and Portfolio Analysis
    -Public Finance
    -International Finance and Globalisation
    -Fixing Futures: Trading and Other Narratives
    -Developments in Business Finance

    Management and Marketing Electives

    -Performance Measurement: Quantitative Approaches
    -Project Management for IT
    -Managing Information: Technology and Systems
    -International Organisational Behaviour
    -Branding and Communication
    -Business-to-Business Marketing and Supply Chain Management
    -Knowledge Management
    -Managing Diversity
    -A Critical Inquiry into Consultancy
    -Critical Perspectives on Corporations and Consumers
    -Critical Approaches to HRM
    -Alternative Economies
    -The Future of Work
    -Marketing of Services
    -Consumption, Society and Culture
    -Total Quality Management
    -Information Technology in Marketing
    -International Marketing
    -Retail Marketing
    -Employee Relations
    -Strategic Human Resource Management
    -Shakespeare and Management

    Teaching and assessment methods

    The MSc in Management, Finance and Accounting is a full-time programme which takes 12 months to complete. Modules 1-5 are studied between September and the end of December. Modules 6-9 are studied between January and May. Each module requires you to write an assignment and/or sit an examination. The dissertation, which is the concluding element of the programme, is completed by mid-September

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