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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 10.5k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 19.6k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 31 5월 2016

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    The MSc Accounting and Management offers you the best of both worlds from an academic study point of view and the range of career options that will be available to you.

    From an academic perspective you can study a range of Management subjects to provide you with the key skills that are necessary for a modern business environment but also develop your Accounting skills in much more depth that would be possible through studying a MSc Management or MBA course. The exposure to two units in Financial and Management Accounting in semester 1 with the ability to study one of these to a more advanced level in semester 2 means that you can elect that stream of Accountancy that appeals to you most once you have experienced the subject. You will have a number of optional courses offered to you from a range of Management, Accounting and Finance units which enable you to focus on areas that are of interest to you.

    From a career perspective the MSc Accounting & Management will not only provide you with the skills of modern management, but the study of accountancy will ensure that you are able to comprehend the significance of good accounting advice when it is provided to you. You should also feel more confident about discussing this with qualified accountants working within your organisation when important strategic decisions are being debated.

    The MSc Accounting & Management, with a range of options to tailor the MSc as you wish, provides you with pathways into careers that would normally be available to MSc Accounting & Finance students or MSc Management students. The blend of Accounting and Management provides you with a MSc that offers the best of both worlds.

    Full-time study on our MSc programmes follows a schedule of half-day teaching blocks. A single module, for example, will be taught over six half-days, usually the same half-day each week e.g. six consecutive Monday mornings and half modules are taught over three half-days. Module teaching blocks will be scheduled on different half-days so that students will study several modules during the same period.

    Teaching takes place during the autumn, spring and summer terms with a few modules scheduled for evenings and the Easter vacation. These will usually be the optional modules but this is not guaranteed. Formal examinations take place in January and May/June each year at the end of each semester. If you pass the module assessments to a satisfactory standard you are permitted to continue work until September leading to the submission of an MSc dissertation.

    Typical course content
    There are a number of modules both compulsory and optional that you can take.

    Year 1
    Semester One
    Core:

    * MANG6026 Management Accounting 1
    * MANG6185 Marketing in the Digital Age
    * MANG6130 Strategic Management
    * MANG6030 Financial Accounting 1
    * MANG6132 Managing People and Organisations

    Semester Two
    MANG6095 - Dissertation

    Optional:

    * MANG6027 Management Accounting 2
    * MANG6031 Financial Accounting 2
    * MANG6033 Foundations of Research in Accounting and Finance
    * MANG6129 Quantitative and Qualitative Research
    * MANG6134 Risk Taking and Decision Making
    * MANG6133 Managing Resources and Operations
    * MANG6131 Strategic Marketing Decisions
    * MANG6028 Corporate Finance

    Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide).


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    1st or 2nd class honours degree from a UK university in an appropriate subject. Equivalent overseas/ professional qualification in an appropriate subject also welcomed.You are encouraged to enclose all the following documents when making your original application. * University of Southampton application form * Academic transcript of courses and marks * Bachelor's/master's degree certificates * 2 references on headed paper * Ethnic origin form * CV or Resume * Statement of purpose (reason for choosing the study programme) * English test result * GMAT or professional qualification certificates (if appropriate)Applicants whose first language is not English and do not have a degree from a UK university will be required to provide evidence of competency in English by reaching an appropriate standard in an approved text such as IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (grades A-C) or the Certificate in Advance English (grades A or B). Test results should be less than two years old at the time of expected registration at the University of Southampton and must be verified before admission. * IELTS - Overall score 6.5 or above and all sections scores 6 or above. * TOEFL (paper based test) - Overall score 580 or above and all sections scores 55 or above. * TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test) - Overall score 92 or above and all section scores 21 or above. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 92 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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