Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Accounting and Finance

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if students have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers they are eligible to apply. The programme covers a number of core themes including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management. Professional ethics, alongside the application of tools and models of finance theory to complex strategic corporate finance transactions are central to the programme. In addition, students develop knowledge in implementing strategy in the context of both the external environment and internal business capabilities, and be able to evaluate performance implications of a given strategy. For information on fees for this course please see our online prospectus information.

Entry requirements

You will normally have at least a 2.2 UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in an accounting and finance degree, or a degree with substantial accounting content. Exceptionally we will consider applicants with appropriate professional passes in a Consultative Committee of Accounting Bodies (CCAB) or equivalent approved professional accounting body and with substantial relevant work experience.

Course modules

Core modules: International corporate reporting and governance; corporate finance and strategy; investigating business practice; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on: Assignments; presentation and a portfolio of evidence. Dissertation: 15,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 4 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 8 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Business School Manchester M1 3GH North West

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0161 247 6969