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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Business & Management

    Finance

  • Start Date

    January

  • Course Duration

    1 year (full-time)

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    International £15,152 Home £9,192

  • Last Updated

    21 March 2018

Course content

Course outline

The MSc in Accounting and Finance is designed for managers of the future who recognise the need for businesses to service a wider range of stakeholders.

The course consists of a rigorous and intellectually demanding study of the ‘core’ disciplines of: Financial Reporting and Analysis, Financial Analysis and Portfolio Modelling, Auditing, Derivatives and Financial Risk Management, Economic Analysis, Empirical Techniques in Finance and a dissertation.

The dissertation, which forms a substantial part of the assessment of the degree, will allow you to develop your interests in either mainstream or wider business and societal aspects of Accounting and Finance.

Who is this programme suitable for?

The programme is designed for students who wish to extend their skills and understanding to an advanced level and enhance their careers opportunities at international accounting and finance level.

Assessment

Students will be required to successfully complete 6 core modules and complete a written dissertation. The modules will be assessed based on a combination of assignments, case studies, formal examinations and dissertation.

Modules available on this course are:

  • Derivatives & Financial Risk Management (15 units)
  • Strategic Management Accounting (15 units)
  • Auditing & Accountability (15 units)
  • Empirical Techniques in Finance 1 & 2 (30 units)
  • Financial Analysis and Portfolio Modelling (30 units)
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis (30 units)
  • Dissertation (45 units)

Facilities

Buckingham Business School offers excellent facilities and resources to the postgraduate students including:

  • Real Time Data Software: Thomson Reuters EIKON
  • Time Series Database: A full range of economic and financial data is available through DataStream.
  • Statistical Analysis Software: A wide range of Econometric software including SPSS, EVIEWS, Stata and Matlab.

Visit the MSc in Accounting and Finance page on the University of Buckingham website for more details!

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