University of Kent: International Accounting and Finance (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Kent View institution profile
Department Kent Business School View department profile
Web http://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs
Study type Taught

Summary

In today’s competitive global environment, employers are increasingly selective in their search for competent accounting and finance professionals. Our MSc in International Accounting and Finance is specially designed to develop your international accounting knowledge and skills to a high professional standard. This one-year, full-time programme is designed to meet market needs through the preparation for, and development of, your career in international accounting and finance. It equips you with the professional and research skills to pursue careers in a wide range of institutional settings such as academia, auditing, banking, financial institutions, management consultancy and organisational management.

The programme is well suited to students who have some knowledge of accounting and finance, and who wish to expand their skills and understanding to an advanced level. It is also suitable for students with a good academic standing from a related discipline, who wish to enhance their careers in international accounting and finance or for those interested in pursuing research or further study in this area.

Teaching in the School is informed by the latest research and the changing needs of the global business environment. Our international teaching staff are all experts in their field of study and are regularly published in leading journals worldwide. They guide and support your learning, not only in current best practice in your chosen area of study, but also in emerging new concepts and theories, and the latest business thinking.

2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Students who wish to apply for a higher degree should have a good honours degree from the UK or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in a relevant subject such as finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, engineering or any mathematically based natural science discipline. Students must have studied at least 60 credits in accounting within their first degree. Consideration will be given to those applicants holding a good second class honours degree.

Applicants without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Assessment

The programme involves a taught and a project component.

The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June.

Once these are completed, you work full-time on the project component and write a dissertation based on this, applying techniques and insights presented in the programme to a specific problem.

Location Canterbury campus
University of Kent
Canterbury
CT2 7NZ

Contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

Telephone +44 (0) 1227 768896

Kent Business School, Graduate Admissions

Email kbsadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Telephone 01227 827726

University of Kent
Kent Business School

 

Kent Business School is ranked 20th1 in the UK for Business Studies. We offer an eminent business education and student experience, focussing on criteria that are important to you as a postgraduate student.

Education
Kent Business School has over 25 years’ experience delivering business education. Our portfolio of postgraduate programmes demonstrates the breadth and depth of our expertise. Academic research and links with global business inform our teaching, ensuring a curriculum that is relevant and current. We are ranked as a top 20 UK business school for the standard of our teaching and ...

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