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Accounting and Finance

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

The MSc in Accounting and Finance is especially useful for those graduates with work experience in accounting looking to gain essential practical skills in finance - and, of course, vice versa. Although the compulsory core courses ensure a good balance between both accounting and finance study, the option courses give students the opportunity to specialise - tailoring their studies towards their chosen career.

Modules

Semester 1:
Advanced International Financial Reporting; Advanced Management Accounting; Foundations of Finance Theory; Statistics For Finance.

Semester 2:
Research in Corporate Finance; Current Issues in Accounting.

Plus two from: Behavioural Finance; Corporate Governance; Credit Risk Management; Equity Valuation; Financial Engineering; Fixed Income; Governing Decision-Making Through Data Visualisations; Investment Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Quantitative Research Methods in Finance.

Semester 3:
MSc Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

A UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in accounting, finance or a related discipline is normally required.

Degrees in quantitative disciplines (e.g. economics or mathematics) or business studies will be considered if you can demonstrate a strong background in accounting and finance throughout your degree.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Business School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk