This course is an ideal progression if you have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of accountancy, business, economics, finance or law and want to specialise your knowledge further or develop more diverse academic knowledge. It is particularly suited if you wish to pursue a career in business or finance and will help provide knowledge of current developments in the sector. The course also provides an introduction to law and in particular the law relating to international trade. The course will help you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter and is highly focused on skills development.
The course brings together accounting and law, two areas that are vital in the global market within which businesses operate. It also considers both finance and law from an international perspective, crucial knowledge that will be useful in today's competitive business environment. You will be introduced to aspects of international trade, gain an appreciation of international corporate reporting issues and sound corporate financial management developing key skills for a career in business.
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. We invite guest lectures from professionals in the world of business and banking, in recent years speakers from KPMG and HSBC have provided valuable insights to students on the course.
You will be taught by staff with extensive experience gained as practitioners with knowledge gained in businesses, the commercial sector and the professional bodies. Some staff are members of and hold positions within professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Law Society.
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.
Recipient: University of Huddersfield
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