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University of Manchester: Accounting

Institution University of Manchester
Department Alliance Manchester Business School
Telephone +44 (0)161 306 1339
Study type Taught


Our specialist MSc Accounting course will boost your career prospects by developing an advanced knowledge of accounting theory and practice, and prepare for a leading role in the accountancy profession. - Develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of accounting as well as your critical thinking.

  • Introduction to different aspects of accounting research, and guidance in conducting the research.

  • Advance your thinking and debate in contemporary issues in financial reporting, management account, auditing and governance.

  • Develop skills that are valued by employers, or prepare for a research career in academia.

  • Benefit from our accounting academics' close connection with the accountancy profession.

CFA training

We have teamed up with Kaplan Schweser to facilitate student preparation for the CFA exams. - MSc Accounting, MSc Accounting and Finance , MSc Finance and MSc Quantitative Finance course students who perform well in Semester one and show a strong interest in CFA will get free access to Kaplan's online training materials for CFA Part One.

  • Gain student support from Kaplan with access to tuition material, online question banks and progress tests, and mock exam runs. Plus tutor support and 1-2-1 sessions.

  • The CFA Program builds a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.

  • Take the first step to earning the Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA) credential to prepare for the Level I exam

  • The CFA is the most respected and recognised investment designation in the world.

Trading BootCamp Week

Together with Amplify Trading , a global financial trading and training firm, we offer a week long Trading BootCamp for MSc Accounting, MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Finance and MSc Quantitative Finance course students. - Experience a live trading floor provided by two experienced traders with specialist software

  • Engage with contemporary financial markets and apply your classroom theory in practice

  • Watch live breaking news, economic data and geo-political events, and use your knowledge and skills in trading different asset classes

  • A fantastic opportunity to prepare you for successful careers after graduation.

The Finance Zone - Gain access to one of the UK's most comprehensive collections of specialist financial and business databases that are used by top researchers around the world.

  • Databases include Bloomberg, Datastream, Thomson ONE, Compustat, WRDS, Capital IQ and many more.


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