Accounting and Finance MSc at University of Northampton provides you with the essential skills needed for pursuing high level careers in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.
Exemptions are available from main professional bodies (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)).
If you are looking to enhance your career prospects, this course can provide a contextual understanding of how accounting and finance operates within the business environment. You will examine how financial decisions are made within business, as well as the repercussions on broader society of corporate and financial decisions.
Accounting and finance are essential areas of expertise for those seeking high-level careers in these professions, as well as commerce and academia.
We expect that you will start this course with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level. You will be provided with theoretical background and applied knowledge at Master’s level that allows you to build upon your existing skills. The course is designed to enhance your intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. This course addresses many of the current accounting issues present in business and how they relate to wider social, technical and economic challenges. You will also have the opportunity to study a specialist interest of your choice.
Excellent career opportunities exist in accounting and finance. Recent graduates have secured positions in accounting firms, industry, banking, finance and commerce.
- Corporate Reporting 1
- Global Financial Strategy
- Financial and Business Strategy
- Strategic Audit
- Investment Analysis
- Social Responsibility and Governance
- Career Futures: Employability Skills
- Work-Based Project