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University of Glasgow: International Accounting and Financial Management

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department Adam Smith Business School View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/business
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme will provide you with current practical and theoretical knowledge of accounting and financial management. It focuses on internal corporate management, external corporate reporting and financial markets, all of which enables you to think critically about the financial business environment both throughout the degree and in your future career.

Our teaching across all areas of the curriculum is informed by current research in many disciplines including international financial reporting, management accounting and control, and corporate financial management.

As part of your studies you will be introduced to current research that will help you build your critical and analytical skills, which are beneficial for senior roles in many accounting, finance and related fields.

Our teaching across all areas of the curriculum is informed by current research in many disciplines including international financial reporting, management accounting and control, and corporate financial management. As part of your studies you will be introduced to current research that will help you build your critical and analytical skills, which are beneficial for senior roles in many accounting, finance and related fields. * We offer a wide range of optional courses which allows you to gain expert knowledge in current issues affecting accounting and finance and gives you the opportunity to look into the broader social and environmental consequences of accountancy. * The MAcc in International Accounting & Financial Management has been taught at the Adam Smith Business School for more than 35 years. * You will have access to prestigious financial databases, such as Datastream, Thomson ONE, FAME and Amadeus, which will help develop your analytical and critical thinking skills and prepare you for your own dissertation research and for City life. * Take advantage of our individualised skills development programme, which will ensure you balance academic theory with crucial employability skills to help you maximise your potential and achieve your career goals.

You will take four core and two optional courses, and complete a substantial piece of independent research work in the form of a dissertation on an accounting related theme.

Core courses

  • DISSERTATION AND RESEARCH METHODS
  • FOUNDATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE FINANCE
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MULTI-NATIONAL COMPANIES
  • ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING RESEARCH
  • MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING AND CONTROL

Optional courses

  • ACCOUNTING & BUSINESS ETHICS
  • ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE REPORTING
  • AUDIT, RISK AND CONTROL
  • FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND EQUITY VALUATION
  • FINANCIAL REGULATION AND ETHICS
  • GOVERNING RISK AND UNCERTAINTY
  • ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE TAXATION
  • PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
  • SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING

Upon successful completion of the programme you will be equipped to work in roles relating to accountancy, management advice, and audit and assurance. The degree can also act as a springboard into other areas, such as management consultancy, tax, or general management. Recent graduates have secured employment with leading accounting firms, financial institutions and commercial organisations such as, KPMG, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and EY. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

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The University of Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School has the triple crown of accreditation and is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, evidence of our credibility and performance worldwide. In 2019, the School was also recognised by the Athena Swan Charter, achieving a Bronze Award for gender equality. In 2020, the Adam Smith Business School became an advanced signatory of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). This signals our commitment to promote sustainability and responsible management in our teaching, research and practice.

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