THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW

Global Accounting

MSc  |  Placement Year:   No

This degree is ideal for those with a strong numerical background who are particularly interested in a career in global accounting. It provides an in-depth knowledge of all the key aspects of accounting with a distinct focus on the global business environment.

Our tutors combine a strong academic background with successful professional experience and will ensure that your research here is always combined with real, current business practices.

Students will have the opportunity to study modules in governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance, and performance management. They will also learn the importance of team-work, communication and problem solving along with and all the current methods in research within their field. 

Programme description

This degree is ideal for those with a strong numerical background who are particularly interested in a career in global accounting. It provides an in-depth knowledge of all the key aspects of accounting with a distinct focus on the global business environment.

Our tutors combine a strong academic background with successful professional experience and will ensure that your research here is always combined with real, current business practices.

Students will have the opportunity to study modules in governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance, and performance management. They will also learn the importance of team-work, communication and problem solving along with and all the current methods in research within their field. 

Key Modules
Module & Subject

Corporate Finance

This module will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to understand the importance of investment and finance decisions. You will gain an essential understanding of corporate finance structure, including knowledge of instruments used by companies to raise finances and manage financial risk. A distinctive feature of this module is its focus on advanced financial management, building on current research, industry developments and input from practitioners in the fields of corporate finance.

Corporate Reporting

This module will teach you how to interpret financial reporting standards and statements so that you can effectively contribute to business performance and investment strategies. You will focus on the preparation and understanding of financial statements, as well as the global environment in which financial standards are designed, agreed upon and applied. You will learn how to carry out research in financial standards beyond the mechanics of preparing the financial statement reports.

Strategic Management Accounting

This module will teach you how to critically analyse and discuss any strategic management accounting issue. You will understand the various types of financial checking and control with an emphasis in the digital world and the ways you can use them to your benefit. You will learn how to effectively measure and maximise performance using special models and how to use different approaches to make profitable and ethical decisions. 

Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation/Project

This module will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to critically evaluate a business issue of your choice from a specialist perspective. You will learn how to utilise the necessary tools for research related activities in a professional environment, and gain the ability to investigate a complex business issue.

Entry Requirements

For Postgraduate Business Degrees

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.     
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For MScGlobal Accounting

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance etc.),
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • Students who have achieved fully exam qualified status from a professional accountancy body are also eligible (e.g. ACCA/CIMA papers; fully exam qualified - all 14 papers completed).

Non-standard entry criteria

Non-standard applicants are welcome to apply for the postgraduate programmes offered by The University of Law’s Business School.

Scenario 1

Applicants possessing an undergraduate degree below 2.2 (3rd or ordinary) should have the following:

  • A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

Or

  • At least 2 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

Scenario 2

Non-standard applicants without an undergraduate degree should have the following:

  •  A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

And

  • At least 3 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

 

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  13000.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  London Bloomsbury
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER