This is a course designed to meet the needs of students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area of business, accounting or finance. Whether you are planning a career with a major accounting firm in the UK, or in an international firm, this course helps prepare you for such roles by developing your understanding of the internationalisation of accounting.
The course will help enable you to develop critical insights, provide vocationally-relevant subject matter, and is focused on critical evaluation of financial regulation and transparency. We will explore topics such as international regulatory frameworks, the economic consequences of creative accounting, corporate governance and ethical matters that support good practice in corporate reporting. You'll be taught by academics with professional qualifications and/or significant practitioner experience. 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.
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.
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. You will be invited to guest lectures presented by experienced practitioners from the world of business. Recent guests have included KPMG and an Internal Auditor specialising in health insurance.