The programme will give you up-to-date practical and theoretical knowledge of international accounting and financial management. it will help you understand and analyse financial statements of international businesses from around the world.
• MAcc: 12 months full-time;
• Contact: Adam Smith Business School
• Email: [email protected]
• The programme is strongly research-led, and you will be expected to evaluate and criticise theories from the latest research in this area.
• The programme is part-accredited for the Diploma stage of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
• Our staff have close connections to the accounting and finance profession.
On this programme, students will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation, on an accounting related theme, which gives you the flexibility to specialise based on your chosen area of interest. Teaching is through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials.
• Foundations of international corporate finance
• International financial accounting for multinational companies
• Issues in accounting research
• Management accounting and control.
• Advanced international corporate reporting
• Audit, risk and control
• Accounting and business ethics
• Climate change policies and accountability issues
• Global issues in management accounting
• Governing risk & uncertainty
• Human right & business
• Social and evironmental accounting.
Background and aims
The Glasgow MAcc is a long-established programme, which has proved to be one of the most consistently popular and successful taught programmes delivered in this University. Students benefit from a careful blend of the latest course materials and the most recent research into areas such as international financial reporting, management accounting and control, and corporate financial management. The second semester courses offer choices such as ethics and auditing.
When you complete the programme, you will have the knowledge and skills to work in both professional accounting practices and in leading industrial firms.
2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in any subject, with at least 5 credit-bearing modules in Accounting or Finance, including at least one at post-elementary level.International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.