2018/19 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MSc Accounting and Finance
|Programme code:||MSC-BS/A&F||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Jessica Johnson||Contact address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Total credits: 180
- A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject e.g. accounting, finance. Must have a good grounding in quantitative subjects. A background in accounting is essential;
- Applicants whose first language is not English will need to attain an IELTS overall test score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any individual skill, or equivalent (eg TOEFL).
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Leeds University Business School
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
Leeds University Business School Examination Board
Our graduates will:
1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of current and emerging theories, techniques and practices within the field of accounting and finance and the ability to apply these theories in a professional setting.
2. Be proactive problem solvers with the ability to critically evaluate and formulate solutions to complex financial and accounting scenarios.
3. Be an independent researcher able to critically analyse and synthesise current empirical research in accountancy and finance, to develop research ideas and questions, and to undertake analysis and interpretation of results.
4. Be professional in applying accounting and finance to a broader business context.
5. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of financial operations and be able to critically analyse these within a global context.
6. Be effective communicators of findings and recommendations in a clear and cogent manner in both written and oral contexts.
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Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
Pre-requisite for: LUBS5062M
|15 credits||Semester 1|
Pre-requisite for: LUBS5052M
Co-requisite for: LUBS5006M
|15 credits||Semester 1|
|LUBS5008M||Accounting and Organisational Performance||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LUBS5011M||Applied Finance||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LUBS5017M||Advanced Financial Reporting||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LUBS5062M||Accounting and Finance Dissertation||60 credits||1 Jan to 30 Sep|
|LUBS5072M||Critical Skills for the Finance Professional||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules, at least 15 credits must be from List A.
|LUBS5002M||Information and Organisation Design||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LUBS5058M||Corporate Governance||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LUBS5006M||International Business Finance||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LUBS5019M||Forensic Accounting and Finance||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LUBS5031M||Behavioural Finance||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LUBS5052M||International Investment||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LUBS5054M||International Banking and Finance||15 credits||Semester 1|
Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.
Last updated: 05/04/2019
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