University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Accounting

This is a course designed to meet the needs of students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of business, accounting or finance. You will be taught by academics with professional qualifications and/or significant practitioner experience. The course will help enable you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter and is focused on critical evaluation of financial regulation and transparency. If you are planning a career with a major accounting firm in the UK or in an international firm this is a course that helps prepare you for such roles by developing your understanding of the internationalisation of accounting. We will explore topics such as international regulatory frameworks ,the economic consequences of creative accounting, corporate governance and ethical matters that support good practice in corporate reporting.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree (2.2 or above) in accountancy, finance, business or economics. Appropriate professional qualification from one of the professional accountancy bodies who are members of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB), will be considered if applicants have met the University's admissions criteria. Other professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

You study the following modules: International corporate reporting issues; accounting for strategy and management control; corporate governance; governing risk (ethics and audit); corporate social responsibility, accountability and reporting; international finance; international economics; research design and analysis; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments include case studies, presentations and examinations.You will have the opportunity for group working in some areas as such teamwork is essential skills development for your future careers.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
The Business School
Telephone number: 
01484 472956