MSc Programme overview
This programme draws upon the
established strengths of the Department of Law and the Department of Accounting.
Both departments are rated in the highest category in the UK for their teaching
and the Law Department was rated the top Law faculty in the the UK for the
quality of its research in the recent 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Both
departments rank alongside the most highly rated departments in the subjects
worldwide and have important relationships with professional and regulatory
bodies. The staff in the Department of Law and the Department of Accounting make
editorial contributions to top national and international journals as well as
producing leading monographs and textbooks in their areas. They have pioneered
many of the areas that are taught as part of this degree.
This is a full/part-time
interdisciplinary programme aimed at qualified lawyers, accountants and also
other suitably qualified individuals. It comprises four elements – a core,
compulsory course - Corporate Accountability: Topics in Legal and Accounting
Regulation; one Law course; and one Accounting course (the choice of each
depending upon your specialist background); and a further option in a relevant
MSc Programme benefits
An elite international student body selected by a
highly competitive admissions criteria.
Provides a unique interdisciplinary approach to the
study of legal and accounting regulation
Provides a broader academic context for the
understanding of the technical aspects of both law and accounting
Goes beyond the traditional professional or MBA models
Accountants and lawyers are increasingly competing for
work within the same arena and students with knowledge of both
disciplines and their interaction are in high demand
The programme enhances a wide range of career paths.
The Core Course is taught jointly by eminent academics
from the Law and Accounting departments