Accounting and Finance
Choose one of our accounting or finance courses and you'll study in our new world-class Business School, learn from real world experience in the workplace, and develop the skills you need for a successful career.
"I love the Bloomberg trading room for financial and economic analyses as well as stock trading, it's really hands-on. The learning facilities are extremely modern – technology at its best. I'll leave equipped to deal with real-world challenges."
Accounting and Finance courses
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MSc Accounting and Finance
With a strong practical focus, access to the industry-standard Bloomberg Professional system, and ACCA and CIMA exemptions, our MSc in Accounting and Finance will act as a springboard into a wide range of finance and accounting-related careers.
Today's business managers need to be able to analyse and interpret financial information and use this to inform business strategy. This course will help you develop this expertise, as well as giving you an indepth understanding of the contemporary issues encountered by financial managers.
MSc Finance and Investment
With access to the industry-standard Bloomberg trading system our MSc in Finance and Investment gives you a head start in establishing a successful career in finance.
If you are seeking to move into a career in finance, our MSc in Finance and Investment will give you the practical and academically-rigorous grounding you need. Covering everything from financial market frameworks and concepts, through to strategic decision making and risk management, you will gain a realistic insight into current practice in the finance and investment world, and be expertly equipped with a toolbox of financial techniques you can apply in your work from day one. The course is open to anyone with an interest in finance, but doesn't require you to have studied the subject at undergraduate level.
MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)
A course that equips you to address the pervasive impact of disruptive financial technologies. You'll gain a distinctive, globally marketable set of skills. This programme is jointly run by Bristol Business School and The Department for Computer Science and Creative Technologies.
Working with our experts in data science, computer science, finance, regulation, enterprise and business, you'll develop excellent technical data and systems understanding, as well as sound business knowledge of the industries where the technologies have maximum impact and application. At UWE Bristol we have world-class expertise in AI and business analytics that have fed into the development of this course.
MSc Risk Management and Insurance
A stand-out course for students interested in risk in the global insurance industry, with extensive networking opportunities and progression towards the industry standard qualification (ACII).
Drawing on our long-standing links with employers, the CII and wider industry, you'll learn from industry practitioners and apply your learning in authentic industry contexts.
You'll have regular access to the Bloomberg trading room on our Frenchay Campus, and work with our experienced team of academics and practitioners.
The course content covers a significant amount of material in the industry standard qualification (ACII), giving you a head start on further professional training.
Accounting and Finance facilities
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Got big ambitions but not a lot of time? Our CPD courses give you the skills and knowledge you crave in the most flexible way possible. Pay for courses yourself or consider asking your employer for financial support. You'll broaden your horizons – and prospects – with options from strategic leadership to Big Data and the Professional Development Award (PDA), a Master’s-equivalent degree you build around work.
Develop the financial expertise needed to resolve problems, improve performance and make effective decisions for your organisation, through our specialised CPD course options in this area. From courses in finance for non-financial managers to postgraduate professional development awards, there’s a lot on offer.Find out more about our CPD courses.