Oxford Brookes University

Accounting and Finance

On this master's degree you will learn to understand accounting and financial information, analyse problems and participate in management decision making. In this intensive programme we cover financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance. A Research Project allows you to develop a deeper knowledge in an area of interest. You will develop the all-round capabilities needed to be a successful accounting or finance professional. These include teamworking, problem solving and communication, research and analytical skills. MSc Accounting and Finance is designed for those wishing to develop a career in the sector and applicants with prior accounting experience are eligible to apply.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification. Applicants who possess a diploma rather than a good degree may be eligible for entry provided they have compensatory work experience and can demonstrate career development. This course attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. Applications are welcome from those in work and seeking continuing professional development.

Course modules

Skills and techniques for accounting and finance; managerial accounting and performance management; financial accounting and reporting; corporate finance concepts; financial markets and institutions; finance and accounting research project. Elective modules: financial modelling; corporate governance; corporate social responsibility; audit and assurance; finance in context; international finance.

As our courses are reviewed regularly, course content and module choices may change from those listed in the course entry.

Assessment methods

Assessment will include a range of activities including examination, case study, reports, presentations and group projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

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