University of South Wales

Master in Accounting - Máster en Contabilidad

University of South Wales
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  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Gales
  • Precio:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Comienzo:
    Febrero 2017
  • Lugar:
    Gales
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    MSc Accounting
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Presentación

This Masters course will allow you to gain an advanced understanding of accounting practices that are vital in the modern business world. This course is ideal if you want to pursue a successful career in a finance, accounting or management role. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively analyse, interpret and make decisions based on financial information.

The course focuses on refining your business skills with an emphasis on accounting and assurance. It has been designed to allow you to develop a strong understanding of how financial data underpins the decision-making process, and how outcomes are effectively communicated and evaluated. Holders of recognised professional accounting qualifications may be entitled to significant exemptions from modules.

Requisitos

Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above

English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.

Programa

This Masters course will allow you to gain an advanced understanding of accounting practices that are vital in the modern business world. This course is ideal if you want to pursue a successful career in a finance, accounting or management role. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to effectively analyse, interpret and make decisions based on financial information.

The course focuses on refining your business skills with an emphasis on accounting and assurance. It has been designed to allow you to develop a strong understanding of how financial data underpins the decision-making process, and how outcomes are effectively communicated and evaluated. Holders of recognised professional accounting qualifications may be entitled to significant exemptions from modules.

You will be taught by academic staff with extensive practical and academic knowledge, in a department rated ‘excellent’ for teaching quality. The professional experience of staff ranges from working for smaller organisations to the ‘Big Four’ accounting and professional services firms.

Students will take the following modules:

Contemporary Issues in Accounting
In-depth, case study investigations into topical issues and events regarding accounting, audit, tax and finance.

Corporate Governance
The systems by which companies are directed and controlled, including the relative merits of codes and legislation.

Research Methods
An appreciation of the academic research process and the underlying elements and principles, developing the skills to critically evaluate and conduct postgraduate research.

Strategic Management Accounting
A critical perspective and appreciation of contemporary theories and developments in management accounting.

Corporate Financial Reporting
A critical perspective and appreciation of contemporary theories and developments in corporate financial reporting, including issues faced by accounting regulators and practitioners.

Audit, Assurance and Professional Ethics
An appreciation of the knowledge, skills, and professional judgement needed in a variety of audit and assurance engagements.

Dissertation
A significant piece of research into an appropriate area of study.

Learning and teaching methods
The course is delivered full-time through a combination of lectures, tutorials, computer workshops, case study analysis and discussion groups. You will be exposed to real-life situations and given the skills and opportunities to find practical solutions. Assessment methods include examinations and coursework-based assignments.

Salidas profesionales

Employment opportunities are numerous, including firms of accountants in the finance departments of commercial organisations, and also the public and not-for-profit sectors. Many graduates go on to work as practising accountants in roles such as financial managers, controllers, consultants or internal auditors.

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