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University of Wolverhampton: Finance and Accounting

Institution University of Wolverhampton
Department Wolverhampton Business School
Study type Taught


The MSc Finance and Accounting degree at the University of Wolverhampton provides students with an in-depth grounding for a career in finance, business, accounting or a related field. The curriculum is taught by industry professionals over one year, and explores core concepts in accounting and finance. This includes financial analysis, management, planning international finance, and more.

The course emphasises both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, allowing students to gain valuable hands-on experience for entering the workplace. By combining elements such as financial markets and economics, accounting fundamentals, corporate finance, investment analysis and more, the course offers comprehensive training for those looking to work in this field. MSc Finance and Accounting offers a unique opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in both of these highly sought-after disciplines. As a postgraduate student, you will be taught by our internationally recognised finance and accounting experts, while also being part of our vibrant and diverse university community.

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is aimed at providing you with an in-depth grounding for your professional and/or academic career in finance, business and accounting. Previous students studying this course have taken up appointments in large financial institutions, national government departments and international banks. This course develops your strategic understanding and critical thinking of the main finance principles and theories that support and inform corporate financial decisions and upon which modern business decision making is based. In addition, it provides you with an opportunity to develop practical skills and theoretical understanding of finance for international business. You will explore the importance of accounting information in the management of corporations and a variety of approaches small firms follow to secure finance to survive and succeed in the hyper-competitive market. You will have the opportunity to evaluate the impact of organisational theories and corporate governance on corporations in an international context. In this modern globalised business environment you will explore the key factors that affect international business management.

Your research skills will be developed and you can apply this knowledge through an independent piece of research in an accounting or finance related topic, the course is taught by highly research active staff who have embedded their research into the programme


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