Abertay University: Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway)
|Institution||Abertay University View institution profile|
|Department||Dundee Business School|
Designed in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), this programme will prepare you for a successful career in finance by enhancing the skills you need to succeed at management and strategic level within any organisation.
Financial experts with the knowledge and critical decision-making skills to add value to organisations are in high demand. Top-level financial skills combined with leadership ability, business, technical and people skills are often a prerequisite for boardroom positions.
On joining this programme, you will: Develop a thorough and contemporary knowledge of the accounting and financial processes of an organisation and the ability to forward plan and effectively manage risk; gain knowledge of environmental challenges and trends, the opportunities and constraints these create, and how they impact on organisational decision-making and resource allocation; build on key skills associated with employment in high-performance organisations; work towards a Management Accountant qualification while completing your master’s degree; receive significant study support from CIMA.
Your programme fees will include CIMA registration, your first year’s CIMA subscription fees, an attempt at the CIMA Management Case Study Exam, and access to CIMAstudy.com and CIMAconnect online.
This Accounting and Finance MSc is one of the few programmes in the UK to provide an accelerated route to becoming a chartered accountant, whilst delivering insight into how to master all of the qualities and skills mentioned above.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Applicants should have: an undergraduate accounting degree (2:2 or better). Students who have an ordinary degree and are CIMA accredited to ‘Operational Level’ or above are also eligible for entry and a desire to focus on management accounting and progress towards a professional qualification with CIMA. Overseas/EU - All applicants are required to provide certified proof of competence in English Language. The university's minimum requirements are: IELTS 6.0 (no individual test less than 5.5).
'Live' business problems with a wide range of organisations across different market sectors will be used as assessments in several of the modules and you’ll be required to provide recommendations.
You’ll also be assessed using a variety of other methods, including report and essay writing and closed book examinations.
Abertay University is based in the heart of beautiful Dundee on Scotland’s east coast. We are the top modern university in Scotland (Guardian Good University Guide 2019) and pride ourselves on a range of postgraduate courses aimed at preparing you for the industries and jobs of the modern world.
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