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Programme structure: Accounting, Finance and Management (MSc) (T) - what's running in 2017/18

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Dissertation EFIMM0014 60 Mandatory
Financial Reporting ECONM0001 15 Mandatory
Finance and Accounting ECONM1007 15 Mandatory
Management ECONM1013 15 Mandatory
Quantitative Methods for Economics, Finance and Management ECONM1012 15 Mandatory
Group 1 Options:
Digital Business & E-Commerce Management EFIMM0050 15 Optional
Industrial and Managerial Economics EFIMM0031 15 Optional
Marketing Management MGRCM2015 15 Optional
Operations Management MGRCM2017 15 Optional
Project Management MGRCM2028 15 Optional
Strategic Management ECONM2025 15 Optional
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship ECONM2036 15 Optional
Group 2 options:
Accounting Theory, Scandals and Standards ECONM1016 15 Optional
Advanced Financial Reporting EFIMM0034 15 Optional
Applied Empirical Accounting and Finance EFIMM0047 15 Optional
Strategic Management Accounting ECONM2024 15 Optional
Group 3 Options:
Corporate Finance EFIMM0017 15 Optional
Financial Markets and Investments EFIMM0018 15 Optional
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation ECONM2027 15 Optional
International Business EFIMM0003 15 Optional
International Finance ECONM2031 15 Optional
Introduction to Business and Economic Forecasting ECONM2038 15 Optional
Law and Economics ECONM2037 15 Optional
Select one from each of the above groupings plus one from any of the groupings to give four options.
MSc Accounting, Finance and Management   180  

Progression/award requirements

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Exit awards

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to exit from the programme with a postgraduate diploma or certificate.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

Degree classifications:

An award with Merit or Distinction is permitted for postgraduate taught masters, diplomas and certificates, where these are specifically named entry-level qualifications. An award with Merit or Distinction is not permitted for exit awards where students are required to exit the programme on academic grounds. An exit award with Merit or Distinction may be permitted where students are prevented by exceptional circumstances from completing the intended award.

The classification of the award in relation to the final programme mark is as follows:

Award with Distinction*: at least 65 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 70 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

Award with Merit*: at least 60 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 60 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

* The MA in Law has separate regulations for awarding distinction and merit.

Diploma/certificate stages:

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to choose, or be required, to leave at the postgraduate diploma or certificate stage.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

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