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Managers in international companies require an understanding of accounting and financial management. Gain an appreciation of economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management and the importance of accountability and information, corporate governance, and ethics in global financial markets.After completing a series of core courses students may pursue electives in a range of management areas.
Taught from an internationally renowned department with impressive institutional and organisational links.
Study in the heart of London, the perfect location for building a career.
Close links and regular speakers from outside organisations give students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.
Application status Open
Duration One year FT, September to September.
Study mode Full-time
Credit value UK 180/ECTS 90
Course intake Approximately 70 FT
Course leaders Professor Alexandru Preda
Course contact for further information Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7429 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200 https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7429 fax: +44 (0)20 7848 7200 https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
Course contact email https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx
Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Department Department of Management
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
1st Class or good 2:1 class undergraduate degree (65 per cent or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (eg. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification.
An application fee of £40 applies (non-refundable). Your application will be assessed by academic staff in the department; we aim to process all applications within four to six weeks, but during February, March and holiday periods, applications may take longer to process.
The deadline for applications is 01 April 2016 for 2016 entry. Prior to this date all applications will be given equal consideration and considered on their individual merits. After this date applications will be considered subject to the availability of places, thus we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that funding deadlines may be earlier.
The programme provides a stimulating learning environment using various techniques to link theoretical knowledge to good business practice. You will have the chance to pursue your own interests through a selection of modules and dissertation topics. Our objective is to develop your accounting and financial management skills and provide you with the global capabilities required for business success.
After completing a series of core courses students may pursue electives in a range of management areas.
The MSc will enhance the student's knowledge of: theoretical foundations of accounting, accountability and financial management; application of technical accounting and financial management techniques to a variety of scenarios; internal workings of financial institutions and accounting firms and their inter-relationships; importance of accounting and financial management for businesses and financial institutions; need for accounting, accountability and financial management to incorporate corporate governance, social responsibility, the needs of a broad group of stakeholders and ethical considerations. The MSc is international in its outlook.
Term one: compulsory modules covering
Reporting and analysis
Compulsory module covering corporate governance & accountability
Options covering advanced finance and other areas of management.
Individual research project.
Financial Reporting & Analysis
Management Accounting & Control
Corporate Governance & Accountability
Financial Statement Analysis
Advanced Financial Reporting
Advanced Financial Management
Accounting Organisations & Society
Graduates from this programme will enter multinationals as well as smaller firms, across the business spectrum: financial institutions, management consulting, industry, or government bodies.
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£10,500 p.a. (2016/17)*
£24,750 p.a. (2016/17)*
*This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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