|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Why study this course?
The course will help you to understand and apply traditional and current theoretical principles, models and frameworks to strategic accounting and strategic financial management.
You will also have the opportunity to specialise in an accounting and finance area that particularly interests you.
There is a unique opportunity to complete a consultancy project working for a real client on a live brief.
You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, usually held in the Peak District.
You can learn from the best by attending guest lectures from leading organisations. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as E.ON, Lego, Experian, Santander and IBM.
You can also build your skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering or becoming a Student Ambassador.
Nottingham Business School is ranked in the top 50 universities in Western Europe for MSc Accounting and Finance. (Eduniversal 2015 Best Masters and MBA’s Ranking)
Core modules include:
Strategic Management Accounting
International Financial Statement Analysis
International Financial Management
Corporate Finance and Valuations
Developing the Effective and Responsible Practitioner
Specilaist modules include:
Investment and Portfolio Management
Opportunities for progression
94% of our postgraduates* are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (*of those available to work – DHLE Survey 2012 / 13).
Students can go on to work in any field of accounting and finance with a strategic view of accounting and its relevance to the organisation.
Graduates from this course have taken up positions with one of the top four accounting practices, in consultancy, tax and as trainee auditors. Other areas for careers are strategic management accounting, financial analysis or related fields in the financial sector. This may include corporate finance, investment and portfolio management, international finance, central banking or consultancy.
A sizeable proportion of students join graduate management trainee programmes and students have also been offered jobs with the SME company for whom they have completed a consultancy project as part of the course.
As an integral part of the course, careers advisers will run a series of workshops where students can identify methods and strategies to enable them to effectively pursue their career goals. The workshops will focus on both home and international students and concentrate on developing skills and occupational awareness.
Did you know? Nottingham is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK for job creation (RICS Foundation 2011)