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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science Financial Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Management and Finance provides in-depth knowledge of contemporary issues in management and empirical finance, in particular financial management, financial reporting, small business finance, financial modelling and international finance. The programme is specifically designed to equip you with the quantitative analysis and applied financial management skills required for a career in investment, financial institutions, or any other financial management-related job. You will learn how to critically analyse financial proposals and empirical applications of corporate finance, and also gain an understanding of the applied financial management tools used by firms and financial markets participants.

TEACHING

Teaching may include formal lectures, seminars, and practical classes and tutorials. Formal lectures are used in most degree programmes to give an overview of a particular field of study. They aim to provide the stimulus and the starting point for deeper exploration of the subject during your own personal reading. Seminars give you the chance to explore a specific aspect of your subject in depth and to discuss and exchange ideas with fellow students. They typically require preparatory study.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

Graduates can pursue careers in investment, financial management and insurance. Possible professions include risk manager, corporate investment banker, or insurance underwriter. This degree can also be useful in becoming a systems analyst or chartered management accountant.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, Central London WC1 | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

This module is part of the curriculum for postgraduate courses in management including specialisation in Investment and Corporate Finance, Business Innovation, Management, International Business & Development, etc. Key topics covered include: the study of the nature, purpose and construction of financial planning and reporting statements; the financial risks/rewards of entrepreneurship and innovation; new venture financial models and strategies; typical funding sources; the development of business plans to attract outside funding; new venture valuation; strategies for negotiating financial contracts; exit strategies. The aims of this module are to provide the requisite understanding, knowledge and skills to enable you to understand the nature and characteristics of financial planning in the context of entrepreneurship and innovation and the life cycle of new venture firms.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,020

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£19,020

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more