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Accounting and Finance (MSc)

1 year (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

Course Aims

The MSc in Accounting and Finance has been designed to provide students with both the breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise necessary to cope with the ever-changing financial environment.

Special Features

Course Description

The course covers the financial and managerial aspects of accounting together with the essential principles of finance.

Course Structure

The course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and rigorous training in advanced accounting and finance. Students take a total of six compulsory modules and two optional modules and submit a research dissertation. It offers knowledge and expertise: for a career in accountancy and finance, including management accounting and control, financial reporting, international corporate finance, international accounting, and research in accounting and finance.

Career Prospects

Although this is a specialist programme, students will have a wide range of employment options to choose from, including professional accountancy, the financial services sector, management consultancy or a specialist position in the public sector.

Entry Requirements

This programme is suitable for graduates who possess a first degree in Accounting and Finance, or who have studied a significant amount of accounting and finance as part of their degree; individuals who wish to study advanced accounting and finance in support of their career aspirations, or who intend to proceed to research in accounting and finance areas.

Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Tuition Fees:

  • UK & EU Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £6,345.00
  • International Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
    £15,990.00

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Postgraduate Admissions Office, Cardiff Business School  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6953 

Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4419 

Email: carbs-pg-admissions@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://business.cardiff.ac.uk/degree-programmes

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