Bangor University: Accounting and Banking (MSc)

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department Bangor Business School View department profile
Web http://www.bangor.ac.uk/business/postgraduate
Email business.pg@bangor.ac.uk
Telephone 01248 382085
Study type Taught

Summary

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.

2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or higher or equivalent from a university or another approved degree awarding body. Non graduate qualifications deemed to be of a satisfactory standard for the purpose of postgraduate admission may also be considered. Work experience is desirable. Prior study of accounting (as part of the Honours degree, for example) or experience of working within the field of accounting is essential. If the native language is not English, students must provide satisfactory evidence that they have an adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English. The University requires an IELTS of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Assessment

These include a dissertation.

Modules

Part 1: compulsory modules: accounting theory; international banking; research methods; financial analysis; advanced financial reporting; bank financial management; 2 from: corporate risk management; management accounting; international financial management; financial intermediation; financial institutions strategic management; part 2: consists of either a supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words, or a structured advanced taught programme of summer study that is specific to accounting and banking.

Location Bangor Campus
Bangor Campus
Bangor (Wales)
LL57 2DG

Fees

EU 8700 GBP for Whole course
England 8700 GBP for Whole course
Northern Ireland 8700 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 8700 GBP for Whole course
Wales 8700 GBP for Whole course
Channel Islands 8700 GBP for Whole course

Bangor University
Bangor Business School



Amongst the world’s top 25 institutions for research in the field of Banking (RePEc, as of November 2017) 

Bangor Business School offers a full range of disciplines from undergraduate to doctoral level. It is currently ranked amongst the top 25 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (RePEcas of November 2017), and within the top 25% of UK business schools for research (REF 2014 research "intensity" index).

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