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University of Salford

Accounting and Finance

This course provides advanced level skills and knowledge in accountancy, financial and banking industries, as well as the corporate sector. You'll gain valuable insight into accounting processes, both from business and external reporting perspectives. You'll also learn about the relevance of accountancy to company valuation, and gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of financial management.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Contemporary issues in accounting; international financial management; risk, regulation and compliance; corporate financial strategies; business innovation project (choose one from: 6-month paid work placement, assessed internship, live project, dissertation).

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules and years, but exams still play a major role.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,500 per Whole course (EU) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,500 per Whole course (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,435 per Whole course (International) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,500 per Whole course (Wales) 4 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,250 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (EU) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,870 per Whole course (International) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Wales) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MediaCity UK Salford M50 2EQ North West

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