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Corporate Governance & Accountability - MSc


Course Description

This programme will give you an international perspective on some of the most fundamentally important issues facing global business and society today and a theoretical and practical understanding of the fast-changing fields of governance and accountability.

Why this programme

-While you will receive a grounding in finance and governance in the first part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to specialise in law, management, ethics or engage in further studies in accountancy or finance.
-Your studies will balance critical engagement with theory and research, knowledge and understanding of techniques, and the development of the analytic skills needed for the effective management of governance and accountability in complex environments.
-Our staff have close connections to the accounting and finance profession. Many of our graduates have attained various positions in the financial sector, in industry and commerce, and in the public sector.

Programme structure

This programme offers a strong financial theme in the first semester, but allows students the chance of specialisation through further studies in finance, management or law. Teaching is through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials.

You will take three core courses, three optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of dissertation, on an accounting-related theme, which gives you the flexibility to specialise based on your chosen area of interest.

Core courses
-Management accounting and control
-Foundations of international corporate finance
-International corporate governance and accountability.

Optional courses
-Audit, risk and control
-Accounting & business ethics
-Governing risk & uncertainty
-Human rights and business
-Responsible banking and development finance
-Social accounting, reporting and finance

Career prospects

The programme will prepare you for a career in governance or compliance. On completing the programme, you will also have a competitive edge in the job market when looking for roles in financial services businesses, or (for existing business executives) governance positions at higher levels of the business. The Adam Smith Business School has graduates working in accounting and finance roles all over the world, in organisations like Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Turner Broadcasting, KPMG, the United Nations, Coca Cola, Toyota, and PWC.

Visit the Corporate Governance & Accountability - MSc page on the University of Glasgow website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

The Masters Business School Scholarships - 5 Awards

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available to University of Glasgow graduates applying for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc), and EU (including UK) applicants new to the University, commencing in September 2015. A total of 5 scholarships are available across the following programmes:
- MSc Corporate Governance and Accountability
- MSc International Management & Leadership

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

- be graduates of the University of Glasgow OR an EU (including UK) applicant new to the University
- hold an offer of a place on one of the eligible programme, commencing in September 2015.The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission.

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding candidates based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=132


(Scholarship)

Business School North American Scholarship - 5 Awards

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School have introduced a limited number of scholarships, available to North American candidates applying for certain postgraduate taught programmes (MSc) commencing in September 2015. A total of 5 scholarships are available across the following programmes:
- MBA (Master of Business Administration)
- International Business & Entrepreneurship [MSc]
- International Management & Design Innovation [MSc]
- International Management & Leadership [MSc]
- International Strategic Marketing [MSc]
- Corporate Governance & Accountability [MSc]
- Financial Modelling [MSc]
- International Financial Analysis [MSc]
- Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc]
- Financial Forecasting & Investment [MSc]
- Financial Risk Management [MSc]
- International Banking & Finance [MSc]
- Investment Banking & Finance [MSc]
- Investment Fund Management [MSc]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must
- be nationals of the USA or Canada
- hold an offer of a place for an eligible programme commencing September 2015The criteria for the scholarships are academic excellence and personal achievement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their application for admission.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding Business School applicants based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required. Enquiries about this scholarship should be emailed to [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=22


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Aga Khan Foundation - International Scholarship Programme - No. of awards TBC

The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment, primarily within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master's level courses but may consider applications for PhD programmes, in the case of outstanding students who are highly recommended for doctoral studies by their professors and who need a PhD for the fulfilment of their career objectives (academic or research oriented).
Applications for short-term courses are not considered; neither are applications from students who have already started their course of study.To be eligible applicants must
- Be nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. May also be considered those originally from these countries but currently living in France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, who are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education.
- Demonstrate consistently excellent academic records
- Show evidence of genuine financial need
- Have obtained admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study
- Establish relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas
- Provide thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans, their extra-curricular interests and achievements, potential to achieve their goals and likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment.
- Have some years of work experience in their field of interest.Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis.
The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Funding for PhD programmes is only provided for the first two years of study, after which the students are expected to find alternative sources of assistance. Financial assistance is provided according to the needs of students, but the International Scholarship Programme must be considered a lender of last resort. Preference is given to those who have been able to secure some funding from alternative sources.

Value of Scholarship(s)

50% grant : 50% loan basis

Eligibility

- Be nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. May also be considered those originally from these countries but currently living in France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, who are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education.
- Demonstrate consistently excellent academic records
- Show evidence of genuine financial need
- Have obtained admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study
- Establish relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas

Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained as of 1st January from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services/Boards in the applicant’s country of current residence.
The application procedures of AKF's International Scholarship Programme are decentralised. Completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.
Applicants should be prepared to be interviewed by local Scholarship Committees about their financial situation, their academic performance, extra-curricular achievements and career plans. Applications and Interview reports of shortlisted candidates are sent to Geneva for the final selection.
The annual Scholarship Selection Meeting takes place in late June or early July and the Aga Khan Foundation notifies all students of the outcome of their application shortly thereafter.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=185


(Scholarship)

College of Social Sciences Graduate School - No. of awards TBC

The College of Social Sciences Graduate School offers a range of scholarships and funding opportunities each year.Check the Postgraduate Research Scholarship website for further information. http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/socialsciences/studentfundingopportunities/postgraduateresearch/#d.en.190782

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable

Eligibility

Check the Graduate School website for further information. http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/socialsciences/studentfundingopportunities/

Application Procedure

Please refer to individual schemes on the College of Social Sciences webpage. http://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/socialsciences/studentfundingopportunities/

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=167


(Scholarship)

The University of Glasgow - James McGill Scholarship - No. of awards TBC

The College of Social Sciences has introduced scholarships, available to graduates of McGill University who apply to the Masters programme at the University of Glasgow, commencing in September 2016. The scholarships will be awarded as a tuition fee waiver.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition fee waiver

Eligibility

- nationals of (or permanently domiciled in) Canada.
- in the final year of their undergraduate degree or have graduated from McGill University in the last five years.
- hold an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place for one the programmes above (full-time only, excludes PgDip and PgCert).

Application Procedure

- You must secure an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place for one of the eligible programmes.
- You should also complete the online form by 15 December 2015 which consists mainly of a 400-word personal motivational statement.
- Following the closing date, a joint Glasgow/McGill panel will select candidates.
- All applicants will be informed of the outcome by 15 January 2016.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=223


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University of Glasgow Country Scholarships - 20+ Awards

The University of Glasgow award a total of 40 postgraduate scholarships worth £5,000. Scholarships are available to students entering any of the University’s colleges and are awarded as a tuition fee discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000

Eligibility

- obtain a degree equivalent to a UK 2.1 Hons or better
- hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme in any of the 4 University Colleges
- be classed as International students for fee purposes be a National of Brazil Canada Egypt Ghana Indonesia Japan Jordan Kenya Malaysia Nigeria Pakistan South Korea Taiwan Thailand or United States of America

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate taught programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=150


(Scholarship)

University Trust International Leadership Scholarship - 20+ Awards

The University of Glasgow offer 52 University Trust International Leadership scholarships to international (non-EU) students starting a postgraduate taught Masters programme in any discipline. 12 awards worth £10,000 and 40 awards worth £5000 will be awarded as a tuition fees discount.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000-£10,000

Eligibility

- demonstrate academic excellence and achieve grades equivalent to UK 1st Class Honours
- hold an offer of a place for a postgraduate taught programme for admission in 2015
- be classed as International students for fee purposes

Application Procedure

Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship. Offers will be made to outstanding applicants for our postgraduate masters programmes based on academic merit. There is no separate application form required.Students who have been awarded a scholarship will normally be notified within six weeks of making an application. If you do not hear from us within this time, you should assume you have not been awarded a scholarship.

Further Information

http://www.gla.ac.uk/t4/international/files/forms/scholarships/view_scholarships.php?scholarship_ID=154



Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in any subject, however some prior studies in the area of Accounting and Finance would be desirable.

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