A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.
Accounting is often referred to as the “language of business.” It is a process which measures a business or organization’s financial and economic activity. There are various organizations within the field of accounting that assist with this process. Some of these groups may include standard-setters, professional bodies, and accounting firms.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
Scotland is at the north of Great Britain and has over 790 islands. The capital is Edinburgh, one of the largest financial centers. Their educational system has always been distinct from the rest of UK. Scotland has 15 universities, some of which are oldest in the world.
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This established programme has enabled many students to progress into an accounting or finance career. [+]
Master in Accounting and Finance
This established programme has enabled many students to progress into an accounting or finance career.
It has now been radically revised for 2013/14 to give students the opportunity to take a professional qualification within the course, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW. The intention is that, along with the MSc, this will both prepare students for a financial role within a company and show potential employers that the student not only has theoretical, but also practical professional knowledge.
Those students who do not wish to take the IFRS certificate have an alternative research-based programme whilst their colleagues are working on the IFRS material.... [-]
During this program students’ competencies are developed through the study of leading edge accounting and finance practices and the development of relevant research skills. [+]
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) and Master of Finance (MFin) programmes have been designed as a comprehensive suite of programmes that provide students with a common core of knowledge, analysing international developments in the fields of financial reporting, management accounting, corporate finance and financial management. This core supplies the foundation for students to investigate aspects of the subject that are of specific interest to them in depth. The student’s choice of specialisation will lead them to achieve one of our named degrees:Master of Accounting (MAcc)Master of Accounting (Corporate Governance)Master of Accounting (Oil & Gas)Master of Accounting (Internal Audit) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Micro-Finance) - New for 2009/10Master of Accounting (Public Sector Financial Management)Master of Accounting (Social Entrepreneurial Finance) - New for 2009/10... [-]