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Accounting and Banking MSc
Accounting and Banking MSc

Accounting and Banking MSc

  • ID:BU440251
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

  • Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51)

  • Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162)

Course Information

This degree programme provides the opportunity to follow the prestigious CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) specialist pathway and acquire the skills to complete the CFA Level 1 examination (for both September-intake and January-intake students). Click here for more information.

The course will enable students to develop an advanced knowledge of accounting and banking, which will be of particular interest to students who wish to pursue a career in the financial industry.

The overall aim of the course is to develop  an integrated understanding of the role of banking and  accounting for decision-making both inside and outside organisations. Students will undertake an advanced study of organisations, including financial institutions, their management, the role of accounting for internal and external users, and the changing external context in which they operate. Students will develop the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding of accounting and banking to complex issues.

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Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

ASB-4411: International Banking (15)

ASB-4418: Accounting Theory (15)

Semester 2

ASB-4101: Research Methods (15)

ASB-4402: Bank Financial Management (15)

ASB-4406: Financial Analysis (15)

ASB-4419: Advanced Fin Rep & Reg (15)

60 credits from:

ASB-4902: MSc Dissertation (60) (Semester 3) Core or
ASB-4922: MSc Dissertation (60) (Semester 3) Core

ASB-4907: Accounting Dissertation (60) (Semester 3) Core or
ASB-4927: Accounting Dissertation J (60) (Semester 3) Core

ASB-4910: Finc'l Research & CFA Series (60) (Semester 3) Core

ASB-4902 and ASB-4907 (September intake) ASB-4922 and ASB-4927 (January intake)

Optional Modules

30 credits from:

ASB-4125: Invstmt Strat & Portfolio Mgmt (15) (Semester 1)

ASB-4414: Corporate Risk Management (15) (Semester 1)

ASB-4420: Management Accounting (15) (Semester 2)

ASB-4442: Int'l Tax: Policy and Practice (15) (Semester 1)

ASB-4446: Financial Ethics & Regulation (15) (Semester 1)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The programme provides preparation for a career in accounting or in financial institutions by developing skills at a professional level. Whilst graduates of a Masters programme in accounting and banking may obtain employment in a variety of related careers they will also appeal to a wide range of employers in management related areas. Some students would progress into further postgraduate research study in accounting or banking.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year

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