Accounting and Finance MSc

Reasons to study Accounting and Finance MSc at DMU:

The programme is designed to provide a career entry opportunity for full-time students as well as a career development opportunity for accountants, auditors, practising managers, business consultants and finance experts from various backgrounds, to enhance and develop their accounting and finance skills.

The aim of the programme is to balance theoretical analysis with practical application to develop a critical and questioning approach to the conceptual underpinnings of accounting and finance. To this end the programme leads with core taught modules that critically examine the scope of generic accounting & finance; Contemporary Issues in International Financial Reporting, Evaluation of Management Accounting and Applied Corporate Finance.

In Semester 1 students will also undertake the Research Methods module which will lay foundations for future research skills, in general, as well as for the culminating project/dissertation. The second semester is designed to progress to the Applied Trading module which will be a two-week intensive study within the Bloomberg suite where students will consider the practical aspects of investment.

This will underpinned by the study of Portfolio Management throughout the semester. Students will also be prepared for future self-reflection and career development through the Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professional Success module. In addition, to these core areas student can also select an area of interest and specialism from a comprehensive list of elective modules.

MSc Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
12 months Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Banking or Business-related subjects with a minimum pass of a Second-Class Honours, an equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

Fully qualified Professional Accounting applicants (such as CIMA/ACCA and 3 years work experience plus examinations) are eligible for accelerated entry (90 credits) on to the programme on a part-time basis.

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