Elgibility : Diploma in Business Management (Accounting and Finance) (SCQF, Level 11
This is a one-year programme, designed to provide further professional development for AIA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA Australia or ACA graduates. It will enable you to top up your existing qualification to an MSc award. The course develops your ability to think strategically about management and organisational change. It also provides a way to meet your continuing professional requirements.
With a sound knowledge of the theories and techniques of accounting and finance management and increased confidence in dealing with other industry professionals, your management competences will be significantly improved on completion leading to enhanced career progression opportunities.
This programme consists of a taught module ‘Critical Issues in Accounting’ and a Research Project all facilitated within a modern eLearning environment. Students are required to submit coursework and write a dissertation or project report of approximately 12,000 words.
Module Aims: Critical Issues in Accounting*
To develop a critical understanding of thematic nature of the study of organisations and the accounting and finance environment.
To enable participants to critically evaluate the tasks and responsibilities of accounting and finance professionals from an integration perspective through the introduction of contemporary and pervasive issues.
Module Aims: Dissertation and Research Methods*
To provide the student with the opportunity to acquire a grounding in taught postgraduate level (level 7) approaches to research, and related research skills.
To provide the student with the opportunity to carry out a sustained, independent research project, involving an individual piece of conceptual, applied or work-related research, culminating in the writing of a dissertation or project report of approximately 12,000