THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Accounting and Finance

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

You can study our Accounting and Finance MSc as a full-time or part-time course or via distance learning.

Our Accounting and Finance course provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing high level careers in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

This course will give you an understanding of the context in which accounting and finance operates within the business environment and so if you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course is the one for you. Studying the Accounting and Finance MSc will allow you to examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions.

Programme description

You can study our Accounting and Finance MSc as a full-time or part-time course or via distance learning.

Our Accounting and Finance course provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing high level careers in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.

This course will give you an understanding of the context in which accounting and finance operates within the business environment and so if you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course is the one for you. Studying the Accounting and Finance MSc will allow you to examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions.

Key Modules

Course content

Accounting and finance are essential areas of expertise for those seeking high-level careers in these professions, as well as commerce and academia.

We expect that you will start this course with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level. You will be provided with theoretical background and applied knowledge at Master’s level that allows you to build upon your existing skills. The course is designed to enhance your intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. This course addresses many of the current accounting issues present in business and how they relate to wider social, technical and economic challenges. You will also have the opportunity to study a specialist interest of your choice.

On completion of the course, you will be familiar with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and will be able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues that are faced in day-to-day operations. This will provide you with an excellent framework for pursuing further study, or enhancing your business prospects.

 

Module & Subject
  • Corporate Reporting 1 (20 credits)

    • Module code: FINM008
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    • Core module Y
  • Global Financial Strategy (20 credits)

    • Module code: FINM009
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Financial and Business Strategy (20 credits)

    • Module code: FINM010
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Strategic Audit (20 credits)

    • Module code: FINM012
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Investment Analyst (20 credits)
    • Module code: FINM014
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Social Responsibility and Governance (20 credits)

    • Module code: FINM024
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Dissertation and Research Methods​ (60 credits)

    • Module code: FINM025
    •  
  • Core module Y
Entry Requirements
  • A typical offer would be BBC at A Level or DDM at BTEC. Standard entry requirements apply. In addition, you should hold Mathematics GCSE at grade C/4 or above or equivalent. We welcome international applicants.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    If you have professional qualifications such as AAT, IFA, AIA or CAT, you will be granted enhanced standing direct into stage two of the degree.

  • for study at undergraduate level – minimum standard – IELTS6.0 (or equivalent
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 41-45 Months
Course Fee:  12500.00
Course Level:  UNDERGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)-(15,November)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Park Campus, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
Intake Deadline
JANUARY
JANUARY-2018
01-01-2018
SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER-2018
01-08-2018