University of Northampton

Master in Accounting & Finance - Máster en Contabilidad y Finanzas

University of Northampton
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Northampton
  • Precio:
    Full time fees £6700 - Fees for International Students: £11,700
    Part time fees
    Year One : £2980 for 80 credits
    Year Two : £3725 for 100 credits. Subject to inflationary increase.
  • Comienzo:
    Febrero 2017
  • Lugar:
    Boughton Green Road
    Northampton NN2 7
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Accounting & Finance MSc


This Master´s course provides essential skills for those seeking high level careers in all types of organisations; public and private sector, within industry and commerce, both in the UK and abroad.
An understanding of the context in which accounting and finance operates within the business environment is crucial if you are looking to enhance your career. You will examine how financial decisions are made within business; the role of the auditor and the repercussions on broader society of co-operate and financial decisions. ​


Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in finance, banking, accounting or a business related discipline. Students who hold professional qualifications may be eligible to enter this course. ​


Accounting and finance are essential areas of expertise for many people seeking high level careers in these professions, as well as commerce and academia.
The programme assumes that you will enter with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level. Building on that learning, you will be provided with theoretical background and applied knowledge at Master´s level. It is designed to enhance intellectual and transferable skills, including presentation, research, analysis and appraisal. This programme 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.
On completion, you will be conversant with theoretical issues in accountancy and finance, and be able to apply accounting theory and practice to real issues that are faced in day-to-day operations. This will provide an excellent framework f​or you to pursue further study, or enhance your business prospects.
Semester One
You will be introduced to some of the main themes in accounting and finance, this is in the context of utilising financial information to enhance business decision making. Modules in semester one will highlight the importance of sound decision making in successful organisations.
Semester Two
You will examine the role which organisations can play in the wider social context in which they operate and also how this role can affect their decision making. You will also study the way in which accounting regulation takes place in an international context.
Semester Three
The research proposal produced in Semester two will guide the development of a clearly defined and evidenced study purpose, a critical review of the extant literature, and a robust methodology. Data is then collected, analysed, interpreted and applied to the study purpose, and a 15,000 word research report (dissertation) is produced, with the support of a dissertation supervisor.​
Special course features
practical relevance
dedicated staff
student support systems
link to professional courses
Typical modules
For further information on course content and modules please refer to the award map.
Corporate Reporting 1
Global Financial Strategy
Financial and Business Strategy
Strategic Audit
Investment Analyst
Social Responsibility and Governance
Dissertation and Research Methods​

Salidas profesionales

Excellent career opportunities exist in accounting and finance. Recent graduates have secured positions in accounting firms, industry, banking, finance and commerce.

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