MA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance at the Edinburgh Business School is designed and taught by practising professionals and respected academics. It offers you the chance to develop the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in accountancy and financial services.
The industry focus of this degree, and its breadth of accreditations, make it possible for you to gain the maximum number of exemptions from professional accountancy exams, offering the strongest possible foundation from which to launch your career.
Throughout this four-year degree, you will develop key accountancy expertise in a number of areas, including:
Recording and summarising transactions; Preparing and analysing financial statements; Analysing business operations; Conducting financial analysis; Introducing and reporting projections.
On the financial side, you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of:
Asset pricing; Portfolio construction; Corporate finance; Financial risk management; Capital markets.
2024 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5.
For entry to year 2 you would require 2 Advanced Highers at BB including one from Maths, Accounting, Economics or Business Management plus 4 Highers at AAAB.
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