Cardiff Metropolitan University: Accounting and Finance (MSc)

InstitutionCardiff Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Accounting, Economics and Finance
Telephone 029 2041 6010
Study type Taught


This postgra​duate programme in Accounting and Finance has been designed to develop postgraduate students who are equipped academically to succeed in an increasingly complicated and challenging global workplace. ​
Corporate Finance and Risk (Compulsory – 20 credits)
Current Issues in Accounting, Economics and Finance (Compulsory – 20 credits)
Professional Development and Practice in Business and Management (Compulsory – 10 credits)
Governance, Risk and Ethics (Compulsory – 20 credits)
Research Methods (Compulsory – 10 credits)
Dissertation (Compulsory – 40 credits)
Advanced Financial Management (Elective – 20 credits)
Advanced Corporate Reporting (Elective – 20 credits)
Quantitative Finance (Elective – 20 credits)
Advanced Performance Management (Optional – 20 credits)
Capital Markets and Derivatives (Optional – 20 credits)
Professional Work Experience (Optional – 20 credits)

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Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Applicants require a minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject area (accounting, economics or finance). Candidates with a general business studies degree with a relevant pathway or substantive appropriate module coverage will be considered on a case by case basis; or have a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in the field of finance; or hold a suitable professional qualification from an appropriate professional body. In some instances those with higher level professional qualifications may be exempt from specific taught modules. Graduates from non-financial disciplines can be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose native language is not English will require at least an IELTS 6.0 standard.

Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Guardian University Guide, Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and Complete University guide (2017) rank Cardiff Metropolitan University as the top new university in Wales. The University was also ranked top in the UK for the overall quality of its International student support by the International student Barometer (ISB), for the 6th year.

We have been ranked as the top post-1992 UK university for research according to the latest (2014) Research Excellence Framework (REF).

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