This course is for graduates seeking to enhance their financial knowledge and skills and develop their career prospects in accounting and financial roles with organisations worldwide. •Design your own course Study a course combining core and optional modules, enabling you to design your own personal pathway •Gain a broad understand of Accounting and Finance Develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, both nationally and internationally, enhancing your career prospects with sought-after financial skills •Boost your earning potential Business and Law postgraduates command an average salary of £44,186 (DLHE, 2013/14)
Teaching and assessment
Modules include formal lectures, tutorials, workshops, and interactive sessions.
This is a course for graduates seeking to enhance their financial knowledge and skills, and develop their career prospects in accounting and financial roles with organisations worldwide. Core taught modules may include: *An Evaluation of Financial Accounting and Reporting *An Evaluation of Management Accounting *Corporate Finance *Research Methods
Elective taught modules may include: *International Taxation Policies *Risk Management *International Finance *Strategic and Financial Decision Making *Internal Audit and Control *Mergers and Acquisitions
You must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of accounting and/or finance (in its broadest sense) and to apply and enhance technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice.
Fast track entry
This is available on a part-time basis to fully qualified CIMA graduates (three years’ experience plus the exams) who will be exempted 90 credits and will have to undertake the following remaining credits:
1. Research Methods 2. Literature Review 3. Dissertation
Industry links and professional accreditation
Leicester Business School is an ACCA Approved Learning Partner with Gold status and accredited by CIMA.
You will develop an advanced understanding of accounting and finance issues for the private and public sectors, both nationally and internationally, enhancing your career prospects with key financial skills sought after by many employers.
You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in a business, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject or you should have passed ACC F1-F9. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.