This course allows you to study at a study centre close to where you live or work.
Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.
Depending on the study centre, teaching methods include a mixture of lectures, seminars, and ‘surgeries’. You'll spend significant amounts of time in independent preparation and assignments.
Your progress will be assessed by written exams, case studies, assignments, and reports, which will take place at your chosen study centre.
Explore key strategic decisions in a variety of business finance areas and theories in a digital world. Develop a critical understanding of how large organizations structure their finance. Understand the management of debt and equity to increase the efficiency of the organization and foster sustainability.
Consider a range of strategic management accounting tools. Explore the concept of financial decision making within a firm with a view of maximising profits and ensuring a sustainable future for the organisation in a digital world.
Learn how financial markets play a key role in a country's development and growth. Gain a good understanding of the operation and activities of the financial markets covering money markets, capital markets, stock exchange markets, and foreign exchange markets. Explore the operations and the efficiency of the financial markets in the advanced and emerging markets including in the UK and the Bric group of countries.
Focus on IFRS Standards and how firms implement them in their decision-making. Research current developments of IFRS Standards and their influence on practice of transnational accounting entities, different jurisdictions, and countries. Develop your research skills, critical analysis, ability to synthesise information from a wide range of sources, and cover the regulatory framework, preparation, and presentation of financial statements.
Examine the concepts and underpinning theory of strategic management within organisations. Explore the many theoretical schools of strategic management with reference to those that address the formulation and development of strategy within the organisation. Contrast various theoretical models and modes of thinking around strategising and develop a robust set of tools to apply to real-world management problems. Examine ethical and practical issues facing business in modern global marketplaces.
In this module you'll consider contemporary developments in business and management in the fast changing and dynamic 21st century global business environment. You'll cover the broad-ranging international business environment: political, legal, economic and financial, socio-cultural, technological and ecological, with a strong emphasis on the phenomenon of globalization. You'll draw on examples from real life private-sector and public-sector organisations of all sizes headquartered in developed and/or developing economies.
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A degree in accounting and financial management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes. As well as opening doors to a rewarding job, it also helps you climb the ladder once you’re inside.
Examples of companies that have recruited students from Sunderland include leading names in IT (Microsoft, IBM), consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), banking (Lloyds Bank), hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks), and the public sector (NHS).