With a strong practical focus, access to the industry-standard Bloomberg Professional system, and ACCA and CIMA exemptions, our MSc in Accounting and Financial Management will act as a springboard into a wide range of finance and accounting-related careers.
Today's business managers need to be able to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. The MSc in Accounting and Financial Management will help you develop this expertise, as well as giving you an indepth understanding of the contemporary issues encountered by financial managers.
The underlying practical focus ensures that the skills and knowledge you gain are highly relevant to the workplace whichever area of accounting or financial management you are seeking to engage in.
Strong practical focus
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial management, while also enhancing your critical thinking, research and analytical skills. During the year, you will;
•analyse and solve complex problems relating to financial reporting, performance measurement and management, corporate strategy and financial management
•be encouraged to think critically and creatively about problems requiring a multi-disciplinary approach
•develop in-depth knowledge in a specialist topic you have chosen for your dissertation
•enhance your key personal skills in time management, information accessing, analysis and interpretation
•develop your interpersonal, communication and management skills through team working, making presentations and writing reports.
Industry links and facilities
As a student at Bristol Business School, you will get to hear from inspiring speakers from the business world. You will also have access to our state-of-the-art trading room, built around the Bloomberg Professional system, the main financial platform used by the large investment banks.
A £50m project is underway to build the new Faculty of Business and Law building. Find out more about the facilities and resources UWE has to offer: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/aboutus/visionandmission/uwenewcampus/businessandlawbuilding.aspx
Accredited by the ACCA and CIMA
MSc Accounting and Financial management course is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). By completing the MSc, you will gain exemptions from several of their professional examinations, giving you a useful head start in your professional studies.
Furthering your career
The skills and knowledge developed on this course provide you with a wide range of opportunities in finance and accounting-related careers. Many of our graduates choose to specialise further by going on to study for the CIMA or ACCA qualifications and becoming chartered accountants.
A proficiency in accounting and financial management, as well as an appreciation of the contemporary issues faced by financial managers, can enable you to progress to senior positions, such as business analyst, finance director, investment analyst, financial reporting manager, chief accountant and head of risk management.
For up to date list of modules and course delivery please visit our website: http://courses.uwe.ac.uk/N34012/2016#about
We hold a number of University-wide open evenings as well as a number of subject specific events throughout the year for anyone considering postgraduate and professional study. Visit http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/whatson/opendays/postgraduateopendays.aspx