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Teesside University Masters Degrees in Accounting

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Accounting and finance are central to managing organisations effectively. This course integrates accounting, leadership and change, and gives you a practical insight into developing the discipline. Read more

Accounting and finance are central to managing organisations effectively. This course integrates accounting, leadership and change, and gives you a practical insight into developing the discipline. It also provides you with a firm knowledge of accounting and finance and the adaptability needed in a rapidly changing environment.

Course Details

This course is distinctive in its focus on using financial skills in organisations rather than on mathematically modelling financial markets and in placing business accounting systems in the national and global business environment.You develop hard and soft accounting skills as well as the interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively in the challenging business environment. If you are a fully or part-qualified accountant, significant exemptions are available.

This programme is available with 100 credits of advanced standing to entrants who have obtained a full professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW. These students will only need to undertake two modules to complete the award - Current Issues in Accounting and Research, and the Accounting Dissertation.

What You Study

Three core modules deal with the disciplines of financial accounting, management accounting and international finance. You also study the global business environment and explore contemporary issues in accounting thought before taking accounting skills and management research modules in preparation for your dissertation.

This programme is open to qualified accountants who may enter with 100 credits of advanced standing, leaving them with only the Current Issues in Accounting & Research and the Accounting Dissertation to complete the award.

Course structure

Core modules

  • Accounting Dissertation
  • Core Concepts in Accounting and Finance
  • Current issues in Accounting and Research
  • Finance Management
  • Financial Crime
  • Global Economics and International Financial Markets
  • Reporting, Governance and Accountability

Modules offered may vary.

Teaching

How you learn

You work independently and with the support of peers and tutors in tutorials, seminars, directed exercises and IT-based activities.

How you are assessed

Assessment methods vary according to the module studied and include formal examinations, in-course work and presentations.

Employability

Graduates can expect to be employed in areas within industry, accounting practices or the public sector. The degree provides a good stepping stone to training for a career in accountancy or a role in general management, and also provides those seeking positions in the finance industry with both specialist finance knowledge and the necessary level of understanding of accounting.



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This programme equips you with a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge to prepare you for a successful career in business and finance within a global context. Read more

This programme equips you with a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge to prepare you for a successful career in business and finance within a global context.

Course details

You gain skills in management and enterprise combined with the study of accounting and finance, financial crime and global economy and financial markets. This programme will be of interest to those seeking to pursue a career in the financial services sector including economics, accounting and management in both the commercial and public sectors.

This course provides clear links between theory and practice and places discussion of relevant management techniques and themes in the context of the international stage. You gain specialist knowledge of the global economy, financial reporting requirements and financial management in a global marketplace and gain insight into the process of detecting and preventing financial crime. The programme concludes with the dissertation, which provides the opportunity for you to carry out a major international business project.

What you study

You develop your understanding of strategy and management alongside cross-cultural and international aspects of business. You reflect on the main functional areas of international business and integrate theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context as well as developing strategic thinking in accountancy.

Course structure

Core modules

  • Business Research Methods
  • Core Concepts in Accounting and Finance
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Dissertation
  • Financial Crime
  • Global Economics and International Financial Markets
  • Managing in a Challenging Environment

Modules offered may vary.

Teaching

How you learn

This programme enables you to develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of international management and broad accountancy themes as well as a range of practical, professional and key transferable skills.

  • Interactive classroom sessions deliver the relevant subject knowledge and allow you to explore and apply theory to real examples.
  • You engage in group work, class debate, employer projects, case studies analysis and research.
  • The dissertation requires the use of a range of cognitive and intellectual skills and you need to demonstrate the ability to produce a substantial piece of self-directed work.

How you are assessed

The assessment strategy has been designed to assess your subject-specific knowledge, cognitive and intellectual skills and transferable skills applicable to the workplace. The strategy ensures that you are provided with opportunities for feedback to assess your learning and guide you with the final assessments for each module.

The assessments include assignments, business reports, case studies, presentations, a research proposal and literature review, and the production of a dissertation. The assessments may include individual or group essays or reports. 

Employability

Successful completion of this programme opens up opportunities in international business and management and accountancy.



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