The course aims to develop an individual’s understanding of the role of accounting for decision-making both inside and outside organisations.
The course involves advanced study of organisations, their management, the role of accounting for internal and external users, and the changing external context in which they operate. Students will develop the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of accounting to complex issues. Course Structure
The course is a full-time programme lasting 12 months. It consists of two parts:
Is a wholly taught component, contributing 120 credits. All taught modules carry a credit weighting of 15 credits. Part 1 is taught during the two semesters which make up the academic year.
This consists of either a supervised Dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured Advanced Taught Programme of Summer Study that is specific to accounting.
Accounting Theory Research Methods International Taxation: Policy and Practice Financial Analysis Management Accounting Advanced Financial Reporting
Optional modules (choose 2):
Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Risk Management Advanced Auditing and Assurance International Financial Management Islamic Accounting and Financial Reporting
The course provides preparation for a career in accounting by developing both theoretical and practical skills at a professional, or as preparation for research or further study in accounting. Graduates of a Masters programme in accounting may obtain employment in a variety of careers in accounting or management related areas.
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Candidates should have a good first degree at 2(ii) or higher or equivalent from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Non-graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable.Prior study of accounting (as part of the first degree, for example) or experience of working within the field of accounting is essential.
Recipient: Bangor University
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