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 modern, international financial markets and it will help develop your understanding of the important issues facing banking, financial and economics systems and the regulatory framework that supports financial markets. The course has a strong focus on enhancing your management opportunities in areas such as investment banking, retail banking and other financial institutions. You will have the opportunity to develop critical insights through guest speakers from the commercial world, organisations such as RBS and Yorkshire Bank have previously provided guest lectures to inform our students of current practice and development, covering aspects such as of risk management, as well as offering career development and networking opportunities.
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. Some of our staff are members of and hold positions within professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
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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