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Accounting MSc

Course Description

This is a course designed to meet the needs of students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of business, accounting or finance. You'll be taught by academics with professional qualifications and/or significant practitioner experience. The course will help enable you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter and is focused on critical evaluation of financial regulation and transparency. If you are planning a career with a major accounting firm in the UK or in an international firm this is a course that helps prepare you for such roles by developing your understanding of the internationalisation of accounting .We will explore topics such as international regulatory frameworks ,the economic consequences of creative accounting, corporate governance and ethical matters that support good practice in corporate reporting.

Our strong connections with the financial world are demonstrated through our Partners in Accountancy scheme which links you with accountancy firms of national and international repute. You will be invited to Guest lecturer presented by experienced practitioners from the world of business. Recent guests have included KPMG and an Internal Auditor specialising in health insurance.

Visit the Accounting MSc page on the University of Huddersfield website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Van Le

332.jpg My inspiration has been built on the enthusiastic and hearty support of my course and module tutors, a good course program, the international facilities and environment and all the friendly staff at the University.
With their encouraging and interesting lectures, I found the interest and the passion to dive into further research. It has become a challenge and a joy for me to explore the subject area and gain extra knowledge, thanks to my tutor’s efforts.

My Accounting course program consists of fantastic information about international accounting and reporting. The discussion in class is very appealing as it involves the latest and most important accounting issues. Furthermore, I have the valuable chance to study with students from different places such as Libya, Saudi Arabia, India, Britain and Europe, which is an amazing opportunity for me as I can exchange various cultural backgrounds with them and get various insights surrounding different issues.

I have been very pleased with the facilities at the University, especially the well equipped library. The University provides a large collection of books and e-resources. Students have access to various professional accounting journals, which they would not necessarily have had a chance to read before.

The University offers a lot of help and advice for students, not only regarding their study but also on their British experience. I still remember how nervous and lonely I felt on my first days after arriving in the UK. These feelings soon faded away with a fun trip to York and Liverpool, exciting induction weeks and with the help of more simple things like having a personal tutor who I could talk to and share my feeling about my new life in the UK.

Studying at the University of Huddersfield has been an unforgettable and valuable experience for me. I have fully enjoyed my time here as I have been inspired to learn. On obtaining a Masters degree, I will be confident that I can reach my career objective of becoming a Chief Accountant or a Finance Manager. I will also be proud to let my family and friends know that my investment here is worthwhile.


Entry Requirements

A good first degree (2:2 or above) in Accountancy, Finance, Business or Economics. If you hold an appropriate professional qualification from one of the professional accountancy bodies who are members of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB), we will consider you to have met our admissions criteria. If you hold any other professional qualifications, you will be considered on an individual basis.

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