You want to be able to speak 'the language of business' and understand financial decision making and financial institutions.
You want a career in areas such as accountancy, banking, consultancy or academiaYou want taught and supervised by leading academics and you want exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) professional examinations.
Accounting is the process of summarising, analysing and reporting financial transactions to permit informed judgements and decisions by users of the information.
Finance looks at how company managers and investors make financial decisions, how they manage their risk and how financial markets function.
The MSc in Accounting and Finance provides students with an understanding of both the theoretical framework and practical skills necessary to work in the global financial environment.
Accounting and Finance highlights
Queen's Management School is ranked 2nd against UK Business Schools in the Russell Group (National Student Survey)
- The programme is accredited by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the global body for professional accountants. Students will be exempt from exams F1 (Accountant in Business), F2 (Management Accounting), F3 (Financial Accounting), F4 (Corporate and Business Law), F5 (Performance Management) F7 (Financial Reporting) and F9 (Financial Management).
- Students have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals who regularly deliver guest lectures and have the opportunity to network afterwards.
World Class Facilities
- The Corporate Finance module is taught in the Trading Room. Students have access to Bloomberg software, a market leader in financial news, data and analytics, which is used by many financial institutions.
- Students may wish to join the Trading and Investment Club, a student run organisation which aims to educate its members on trading and investing through guest speakers, competitions and educational seminars.The Student Managed Fund, which uses real money, gives students the opportunity to be part of an investment management process.
- Students will use and have access to software such as Stata, Excel, Matlab, and databases such as Thomson one banker, DataStream and Bloomberg.