University of Sussex: International Accounting and Corporate Governance

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Department Mathematics
Telephone 01273 872668
Study type Taught


This course provides you with the essential skills and knowledge for a career in management or finance, and develops the managerial and technical analytical skills required by employers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Distinctive features of the course are: The global perspective on the interactions between business, management and finance, which is critical to the sustainability of the advanced economies; a focus on the growth and development of emerging economies. This contemporary course brings into focus, among other things, the themes of sustainability, ethics, and corporate and social responsibility. In addition, building on your prior knowledge of accounting, it provides a rigorous foundation for the application and critical evaluation of management accounting and the regulation and content of International Accounting Standards in an international context. Current debates concerning drivers for change are examined and placed within appropriate contexts, both national and international. The University is in the process of seeking accreditation for the course from relevant professional bodies.


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