Accounting and Finance (MSc)
1 year (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)
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.
- A modular, research-led degree delivered by experienced academic staff with international research profiles.
- A degree which provides students with an opportunity to focus on international aspects of Accounting and Finance.
- Provides excellent training for those who wish to pursue doctoral level research with a view to an academic of research-orientated career.
The course covers the financial and managerial aspects of accounting together with the essential principles of finance.
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.
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.
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.
UK & EU Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
International Full Time for 2014/15 unless otherwise specified below
Next intake: September each year
Name: Postgraduate Admissions Office, Cardiff Business School
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6953
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4419