This course is aimed at those with a business-related degree who wish to extend their financial expertise. It is not for those who have studied Accounting at undergraduate level. This course is designed to prepare students for careers in business that require a particularly strong accounting and finance emphasis. The knowledge gained on this course will allow graduates to understand and interpret financial data.
This course provides an opportunity to study a body of academic knowledge that can be applied in a managerial context. In doing so, it will help expand your intellectual ability and develop higher level analytical skills so that any problems you encounter in your future career can be critically examined using an accounting and finance perspective.
- Study a course to provide you with the relevant skills to pursue a career in business with an accounting and finance focus.
- Benefit from the skills, knowledge and industry experience of our academic staff.
- Develop a fluency in finance to support your career in a broad range of areas.
Graduates of this programme are ideally placed to follow careers in accountancy or in the financial services sector.
In previous years, students have progressed to work for companies such as KPMG and Deloitte, with typical job roles including Financial Analyst or Chartered Accountant.
We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered.
You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor.
An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in a business-related discipline with evidence of numeracy or relevant professional qualification but is also possible for the part time route for entry to be based on work experience in a related business role over a number of years.
UK/EU Students: Full time £6,100, Part time £510 per module; International Students: Full time £12,000
Recipient: University of Hertfordshire
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