Accounting - International Accounting with Analytics

Ulster University - Magee Derry-Londonderry Campus

Accounting - International Accounting with Analytics

This course is shaped by the needs of the accounting, finance, and taxation professionals of tomorrow. Designed for accounting/business graduates, you can gain exemptions from professional examinations whilst gaining practical analytics skills essential to the profession.

You will cover topics such as international audit and assurance, advanced taxation, international financial reporting, strategic leadership and data analytics for finance professionals.

Qualified accountants are always in high demand and the profession provides excellent employability and earning prospects across many areas of business including accounting, finance, taxation, or management in public, private or not-for-profit organisations.

Upon graduation you will be a step ahead in your professional accountancy training with only a three-year training contract and you should only have two more final admitting examinations to enable you to become a Chartered Accountant.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Year one
• Strategic Leadership for International Accounting
• International Audit and Assurance
• Advanced UK Taxation
• International Financial Reporting
• Strategic Finance
• Strategic Management Accounting
• Data Analytics for Finance Professionals
• International Corporate Reporting and Tax Planning
• Research Methods for Finance Professionals

Optional Module
• Dissertation
• Applied Research Project

Entry requirements

Standard entry conditions
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

Entry Requirements
Applicants must be able to satisfy the University's general admissions requirements in one of the following ways:
Applicants must:
(a) have gained
(i) a second class honours degree in an accounting discipline or better from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or

(ii) an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in an accounting discipline in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification;

(b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

Alternatively, applicants must demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2024

Post Course Info

Career options
Accounting specialists with knowledge of accounting, finance and the business environment are always in great demand. The combination of subjects you will study on this course will provide you with a sound basis to become a future business leader. The knowledge you will acquire will enable you to work in any industry sector and across all areas of business including financial reporting, accounting, finance, taxation or management in public, private or not-for-profit organisations.

The analytics element of the programme is essential to prepare graduates for their professional career by enabling them to ‘add value’ to the business decision making processes within an organisation or for a client business. Graduates will gain practical understanding of and expertise in the use of analytics tools to enable them to help businesses uncover valuable insights within financial information, identify process improvements to help businesses increase efficiency, and to ensure the better management of exposure to risk.

Due to the exemptions available, you will also be a step ahead in your professional accountancy training. On successful completion of this course, you will only be required to undertake a three year training contract and will only have two more examinations to undertake to become a Chartered Accountant.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7,Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7,Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

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    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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