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MSc Accounting and Financial Management (Professional Learning and Development)

University of the West of England, Bristol

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The recent rapid international growth in numbers of professional accountancy students has led to a demand for professional educators. The curricula of bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) require educators who are not only technically competent but who also can support students in developing an integrated, critical and reflective understanding of financial management. This challenging task is also faced by educators teaching accounting and finance degree courses. This route provide educators with the opportunity to develop their pedagogic skills and knowledge of the processes of teaching and learning, undertake research in this area and gain a prestigious Masters qualification via a fast-track route. This route is delivered online and is designed for qualified accountants, who are currently teaching undergraduate, postgraduate or professional accounting students. This programme is designed to enhance the depth, value and contemporary relevance of professional accounting qualifications. It will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of financial issues and enhance your research and analytical skills, balancing academic rigour with practical relevance. The programme will contribute towards your career development by providing an opportunity for you to: - Re-engage with the fundamentals of your profession - Become a recognised expert in a specialist topic of your choosing - Evaluate contemporary developments in context and prepare for future trends - Build on your key transferable skills such as information accessing, analysis and interpretation, giving presentations and writing reports - Meet your professional institute's CPD requirements. Content As a qualified accountant you are likely to be exempt from studying much of the 'substantive' material of the full-time MSc Financial Management programme.The modules will, in total, will be delivered through online distanct learning from October. You will typically be able to complete the three modules by the end of May. From April you will concentrate on your dissertation, which is normally between 12,000 and 15,000 words, and may be an academic research study or address a practical problem from your workplace. You'll develop your theme with the guidance and support of a supervisor and you should aim to submit your dissertation in the autumn.

The recent rapid international growth in numbers of professional accountancy students has led to a demand for professional educators. The curricula of bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) require educators who are not only technically competent but who also can support students in developing an...

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