Notes about fees for this course
The fees displayed here are per year. If your studies last longer than one year your fee may be subject to an annual inflationary increase.
Full time: GBP 6,000
Part time: GBP 3,000
Full time: GBP 18,500
This course develops an in-depth understanding of financial reporting and management in the context of the international financial environment. It analyses individual companies with substantial emphasis on corporate strategy, accounting and valuation.
The global economic crisis, high-profile banking failures and increased regulatory supervision have highlighted the importance of sound financial management and robust reporting. This course has been developed specifically to meet this need.
It provides you with skills in both quantitative and qualitative analysis. You will also understand how accounting and finance expertise may be successfully combined to assess corporate performance and valuation.
You will analyse individual companies from an external perspective with substantial emphasis placed on:
You will undertake practical studies of real world data via DataStream and other industry sources, in order to develop skills in the manipulation of financial and statistical software.
The course is aimed at management, business or economics graduates, who would like to gain a more specialist knowledge of issues related to financial analysis. It is also suitable for non-business graduates with good numeracy levels who wish to develop financial skills and understanding.
The course also covers many relevant topics for those intending to study for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams.
You will deal with complex issues both systematically and analytically, and use this analysis to make sound judgements around investment management. You also make operational decisions based on your analysis of quantitative data.
You will critically engage with contemporary debates on financial theory.
The course encourages you to apply, with originality and creativity, the knowledge, skills and understanding gained to complex issues within the finance sector.
Practitioner and research led teaching
Profiles of academic staff teaching on this course:
This course is modular, comprising:
This course is accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the course provides you with seven exemptions from the following professional examination papers:
Read more about ACCA and AIA exemptions.
Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:
Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:
Modules might change for your year of entry.
How to Apply
The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.
If you live outside the UK/EU you must:
The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.
Contact Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University to find course entry requirements.