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Accounting & Finance MSc

University of Dundee
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Dundee
English

Program description

Accounting & Finance MSc

Study the role of accounting and finance practices in the modern global economy

The degree explores the links between different aspects of accounting, finance, management and strategy e.g. International financial accounting and reporting, corporate finance, corporate governance, international finance, risk management and management and strategy.

It will give you an international perspective of the theory and practice of accounting and finance. It focuses on accounting standards and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities, as well as international capital markets and topical issues in finance.

It will expose you to contemporary debates and demonstrate how to apply theory to real-world issues in accounting, finance, management and strategy. It will also demonstrate the challenges involved in applying these theories.

The degree offers ACCA exemptions from papers F1-F4 (the papers have been renamed as Applied Knowledge AB, Applied Knowledge MA, Applied Knowledge FA and Applied Skills LW).

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Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Grade requirements

Good first degree, preferably the equivalent of a UK 2:2 degree, in accounting, finance or related business discipline which contained elements of accounting and / or finance.

English language requirements

IELTS (overall) - 6.0

Reading - 5.5

Listening -5.5

Speaking -5.5

Writing -5.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Dissertation fullResearch Methods

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

  • Specialist Management English for Business 1
  • Specialist Management English for Business 2
  • Financial Statements and Analysis
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Banking Systems
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Contemporary Accounting Issues
  • International Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Global Risk Analysis
  • Emerging Financial Markets and Investment
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Econometrics for Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Social Reporting
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Financial Regulation and Ethics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Scotland: £ 7,950 per year
  • EU settled / pre-settled status: £ 7,950 per year
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 7,950 per year
  • EU and International: £ 18,950 per year

Career opportunities

Many of our graduates are are employed by large multi-national firms. A number are with smaller UK firms including manufacturing companies and financial institutions. Some go on to work as managers and accountants in specialist positions, while others enter the public sector or run their own businesses.

Our graduates move into accountancy related firms of all sizes and into financial management related roles. Many enter wider management related roles and use their accounting/finance knowledge to progress within an organisation.

Graduate careers include:

  • fund controller, investment firm
  • finance manager, international airline
  • financial analyst
  • senior supervisor, banking
  • senior associate, financial services firm
  • reporting analyst
  • project co-ordinator

Other graduates have moved on to PhD study.

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