University of Bath

University of Bath

Accounting and Finance

This course provides graduates with a specialist route into careers in financial institutions such as banks and insurance and accountancy, but also prepares them for roles in management consultancy, industry, governmental organisations and academia. The programme utilises and develops student's quantitative skills and enhances their problem-solving and decision-making skills in accounting and finance. The aim is to develop an in-depth understanding of financial decision-making, the operation of financial markets, and the use of financial information.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (2.1 or above or its international equivalent). Applications from graduates of disciplines such as engineering, mathematics, economics or natural sciences are particularly welcome. Business graduates who have developed a strong interest in accounting and finance and have shown evidence of good quantitative skills are also welcome. This programme is open to graduates who currently have little or no business experience. A £60 application fee is required for this programme and should be submitted with the application. Candidates whose 1st language is not English will normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components.

Course modules

Semester 1: Econometrics for economics and finance; financial accounting 1; theory of financial decision making; management accounting 1. Optional units: Investment management; banking; corporate governance. Semester 2: Financial econometrics; corporate finance; financial accounting 2; management accounting 2; dissertaion. Optional units: International finance; financial statement analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a dissertation of between 9,000-12,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 23,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

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