Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Accounting and Financial Management

This programme provides advanced study of accounting and financial management. It enables professionally qualified accountants to take stock of what they have learnt, and helps graduates extend their academic training. You will gain the theoretical framework and skills needed to cope with the increasingly complex and global nature of the field. Many MSc graduates have progressed to senior positions in the accounting profession and industry, including investment banking. Others are now faculty members in universities in the UK and throughout the world.

Entry requirements

A degree, or its equivalent, in finance, accounting, economics or other business related subject. Graduates in non-business areas with strong quantitative elements may also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Core modules: Financial markets; foundations of finance; principles of financial reporting; financial markets and securities; introduction to quantitative methods; introduction to finance; introduction to accounting; introduction to financial markets; quantitative methods for finance. Optional modules: Advanced corporate finance; advanced investment management; financial reporting for complex entities; derivatives pricing; financial statement analysis; corporate governance; fixed income markets; financial econometrics; advanced management accounting; behavioural finance; fixed income markets; professional ethics (standards in finance and accounting); risk management in commercial banking; using financial data platforms.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510733