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The programme is designed for managers of the future, recognising the need for businesses to serve a wide range of stakeholders. A special feature of our MSc in Accounting and Finance is the ‘Individual, Organisation and Society’ foundation course, which looks at alternative conceptions of the role of business in society, enabling you to study the subject from a wider societal perspective.
A dissertation, which forms a substantial part of the assessment of the programme, allows you to develop your interests in either mainstream or wider business and societal aspects of Accounting and Finance.
You will undertake a rigorous and intellectually demanding study of these core disciplines: Individual, Organisation and Society, Methods and Models (quantitative methods, information systems and research methodology), Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, Strategic Management Accounting, Auditing. Options include: - Taxation, Banking and Financial Markets, Business Law.
Normally you will be required to have:
- A first or second-class honours degree with significant accounting content from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from an overseas institution.
- Certain approved professional qualifications or relevant work experience may be considered in the absence of this requirement.
- If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or an internet-based TOEFL score of 87 minimum component scores of Listening 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23, Writing 21)
The University of Buckingham was founded in 1976. It is the only independent University in the United Kingdom to hold a royal charter, which gives it the power to award its own degrees. It is a non profit-making charity. From...
Location & accommodation
Buckingham is a picturesque English market town. It lies between Milton Keynes to the East and Oxford to the West (there is a regular bus service to both) and is about an hour’s journey from London; so the shopping malls, cinemas, theatres and clubs are not far away. In Buckingham Town you can find Tesco, Waitrose, and W. H. Smith, as well as more specialist shops. There is a range of...