University of Strathclyde: International Accounting & Finance
|Institution||University of Strathclyde View institution profile|
|Department||Accounting and Finance View department profile|
|Telephone||0141 553 6118|
The programme is for graduates looking to broaden their previous study of accounting or for those already working in accounting or finance.
The course gives you an international perspective on the theory and practice of accounting. You will study financial management and securities markets. There is a particular focus on the move towards harmonisation with international accounting standards and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities.
The programme provides you with
- an international perspective on accounting theories of income and value
- critical awareness of international accounting standards and their implementation
- sound understanding of financial theory and analysis
- appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
- ability to apply analytical techniques in practice.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in accounting, economics, business studies, maths, statistics or computing
Every class will either have a class test or assignment during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.
Core classes: Accounting & Financial Analysis; International Financial Markets & Banking; Principles of Finance; Quantitative Methods for Finance; Advanced Accounting; Advanced Corporate Finance & Applications; Management Accounting
Elective classes: Empirical Methods in Finance; International Accounting; Portfolio Theory & Management; Security Analysis
|Location||University of Strathclyde|
16 Richmond Street
University of Strathclyde
The University of Strathclyde is now Scotland’s third largest university, and one of the largest in the UK, with a world-wide reputation for its teaching and research. We comprise five faculties – Arts and Social Studies, Business, Education, Engineering and Science – and have a total student population of around 14,000. Around 2500 students are at postgraduate level, and a high proportion of the student population is aged 21 years or over. Currently, Strathclyde has over 100,000 alumni around the globe.
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