University of Essex
This course has been designed to broaden students' thinking about international accounting. Students develop their vision and understanding of the changing roles and perception of accounting within the context of changing global markets, competition and shifting societal values. The course interests both home and international students, and provides an educational programme which prepares them to face the challenges of managing and working in organisations within a wide array of competing economic, social, political and cultural conditions.
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in accounting or a related discipline. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
International financial reporting; issues in financial reporting; management accounting; international management accounting; MSc/Ma dissertation; research methods and methodologies in accounting and management. Options: accounting and professionalism; advanced research methods: empirical explorations the contemporary workplace; asset pricing; audit theory; bank strategy and risk; behavioural finance; business strategy; cases in corporate governance; cases in financial reporting and corporate governance; corporate finance; corporate reporting and analysis; creativity and organisation; critical marketing; derivative securities; environment, sustainability and management; ethical marketing; exchange rates and international finance; financial decision making; financial modelling; fixed income securities; global investments; human resource management; industry expert lectures in finance; industry expert lectures in finance; international environment of business; international financial reporting; international management accounting; issues in financial reporting; management accounting; management in organisations; management psychology; management: principles and practices; managing across cultures; managing for ethics and sustainability; marketing: principles and practices; modern banking; people and organisations; performance management; perspectives on corporate governance; perspectives on marketing; philosophy of management and accounting; portfolio management; postgraduate mathematics preparation; research evaluation projects; research methods and methodologies in accounting and management; research methods in finance: empirical methods in finance; researching organisational dynamics; risk management; strategic brand communication; strategy and accounting; trading global financial markets; using financial and commodity derivatives in business.
Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.
Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,785 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,475 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
Graduate Administrator, Essex Business School