University of Winchester

University of Winchester

Accounting and Finance

For students aiming to embark on a career in accounting and finance, and for qualified accounting professionals who wish to update and enhance their expertise in the fields of accounting and finance via a fast-track route.

Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in an accounting or business related discipline from an approved university. Candidates who have achieved full membership of a professional accountancy body (for example, ACCA, AIA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW, ICAS or international equivalent) may be eligible for entry with advanced standing (fast-track route). Students on the fast-track route take fewer modules (see indicative list to the right), alongside students on the full-time/part-time routes. If English is not the 1st language: an IELTS score of 6.5 (including 6.0 in academic writing) or equivalent.

Course modules

Indicative modules: principles of responsible management; financial analysis and valuation; corporate finance; financial strategy; corporate governance; investment appraisal; investments and behavioural finance; contemporary issues in accounting and finance; research methods; dissertation. For professionally qualified accountants joining the fast-track route with advanced standing, the following modules are studied: Contemporary issues in accounting and finance; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Essays, portfolios, supervised independent work, presentations, written exams and practical performances.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
West Downs Winchester SO22 5HT South East

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