This course is an ideal progression if you have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of accountancy, business, economics or finance. It is particularly suited if you wish to pursue a career in finance and will provide knowledge of current developments in the sector in an international context. The course will help you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter and is highly focused on skills development.
We will introduce you to important issues for financial markets, for example, critical evaluation of theories affecting financial management in corporate organisation and capital markets. We'll help you to develop the skills necessary for managing an investment portfolio and an understanding of mechanisms of corporate governance in supporting financial markets.
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 taught by staff with extensive experience gained as practitioners with knowledge gained in businesses, the commercial sector (including banking) and the professional bodies. Guest lecturers from the world of business and banking are also used on some modules, recent guests have included HSBC.
page on the University of Huddersfield website for more details!
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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