MSc Accounting and Business Management. Programme director: Dr Jill Collis Start date: October 2013. Rationale. Accounting at the heart of business management Accountancy expertise in BBS (academic staff, established research centre, publications and events)
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MSc Accounting and Business Management Programme director: Dr Jill Collis Start date: October 2013
Rationale • Accounting at the heart of business management • Accountancy expertise in BBS (academic staff, established research centre, publications and events) • Strong relationships with accountancy bodies • Further develops understanding of accounting in a management context • Offers a competitive curriculum • And does not compete with MSc Finance and Accounting offered by School of Social Sciences, which focuses on finance and economics (only one accounting module)
Market • Home and overseas students wanting to enhance their career prospects or progress to a PhD • Seeking employment in today’s competitive job market and those who will work in the family business • Entrepreneurs planning to set up and manage their own businesses • Firm foundation for future doctoral studies
One option per term Term 1 optional modules: • Business Planning • Entrepreneurship • International Business Strategy Term 2 optional modules: • Business Performance Management • Global Diversity Management • International Business Ethics and Corporate Governance • Strategic Management
Key selling points • Progression for BSc Business & Management (Accounting) students to MSc level • Exemptions for those seeking a career in accountancy: ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW • Multiple career pathways: examples • Relevant and stimulating • Integration of research from the Accounting and Auditing Research Centre (AARC) in all modules • Strong links with the accountancy profession
Entry criteria • 2.1 degree in a business-related discipline with evidence of numeracy skills and satisfactory references; 2.2 degree considered, if evidence of relevant work experience (min 2 years) • non-business/management disciplines will be eligible if first class honours degree • non-degree qualifications considered if relevant work experience (min 5 years) • IELTS Level 6.5 (min 6.0 in Writing and 6.5 in others)