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MSc Finance & Accounting


Course Description

This course produces graduates with a sound knowledge of both accounting standards and corporate governance, as well as their role in the operation of financial markets. The programme includes topics such as the theory of finance, company valuation, the assessment of corporate risk, international accounting standards, corporate governance and financial statement analysis. Subsequently, it provides a solid platform for a successful career in the financial sector.

Course Content
The programme includes topics such as the theory of finance, company valuation, the assessment of corporate risk, international accounting standards, corporate governance and financial statement analysis.

All students will also be offered research training to prepare them for undertaking independent research and preparing a dissertation in an accounting and/or finance related topic.

All students take a one-week introductory course in mathematics and statics.

Modules are subject to change but at the time of printing modules were drawn from the following areas:
Core Modules:
Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Financial Theory
Company Valuation and Performance
Accounting and Corporate Governance
Dissertation

Elective Modules:
Security Investment Analysis
International Finance
Financial Engineering
Money and Banking
Development Finance

Dissertation
Recent examples of dissertations by students taking this course include:
Volatility spillover effects from developed to emerging markets;
Interrelationship between banking and currency crises;
Pension funds - is there an alternative? Comparison with property investment.

Here's what some of our students have to say:

Joseph: “Brunel’s graduates have amongst the highest graduate starting salaries in the UK.”
Huong: “Something I love here at Brunel is the international environment, which enriches
my understanding of different cultures.”
Jigar: “I found the tutors very friendly and they were ready to explain everything from
scratch.”
Vidar: “Academic staff at Brunel are of a high standard and the University has first class
facilities to offer its students.”
Enid: “The programme has equipped me to make a meaningful contribution to he
development process in my country as a government analyst, particularly with
regard to financial regulations, practices and institutions.”

Entry Requirements

A 2.1 degree in Economics; Finance or a related discipline, or an equivalent qualification from overseas. Applicants with degrees in a quantitative subject (mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering) may be considered.

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