This course brings together accounting and law; two areas that are vital in the global market within which businesses operate. The course also considers both finance and law from an international perspective; crucial knowledge that will be useful in today’s competitive business environment. It will help you to pursue a career in business or finance, by enabling you to develop your knowledge of current developments in the sector.
The course is an ideal progression if you have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of accountancy, business, economics, finance or law. Some of the modules look at an introduction to law and in particular the law relating to international trade. The course will help you to develop critical insight by providing vocationally-relevant subject matter, and is highly focused on skills development. You will be introduced to aspects of international trade, gain an appreciation of international corporate reporting issues and sound corporate financial management; developing key skills for a career in business.
Our strong connections with the financial world are demonstrated through our ‘Partners in Accountancy’ scheme, which links you with accountancy firms of national and international repute. We invite guest lecturers from professionals in the world of business and banking. In recent years, speakers from KPMG and HSBC have provided valuable insights to students on the course.
Our focus is on using varied teaching and assessment methods to help develop a wide range of academic, analytical, presentation and practical skills in our students. Teaching methods include; lectures, seminars, workshops, student-led discussions, group projects and presentations, case study analysis and advanced level accounting exercises, and e-learning.