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24 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Financial Management

Course type


Course Summary

This flexible MSc introduces you to more sophisticated tools and techniques that finance practitioners regularly exploit in their profession. If you are looking to upskill or for career progression this course will equip you with financial management knowledge and skills sought by organisations worldwide.

Course overview

This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence that allows you to pursue a successful career in financial management.

You'll gain a deep understanding of the characteristics and functioning of financial markets in a global context and while you do not need to be a finance specialist to take this course, a strong interest in numbers and analytics is important.

You will learn how to:

  • understand the interplay between well-functioning financial markets and successful companies
  • apply a full range of financial techniques to real-life business situations
  • search and gather relevant financial information from multiple sources, including companies' annual reports and financial databases
  • offer data-based solutions to complex and relevant business challenges, such as analysis of financial strategies, selecting valuable investment projects.

Career opportunities

This is a great opportunity for professionals who are looking to step into a management-level role. You will be able to apply your professional experience to real-world projects that are relevant to your workplace.

The Financial Management Master's degree is ideal for candidates based in the UK and globally. You will acquire financial skills and expertise to develop your career in finance or secure a management position with a finance emphasis.


We offer the following scholarships for the MSc Financial Management:

  • Young Professionals Scholarship – 40% tuition fee discount
  • Women in Finance and Business Scholarships - up to 4 scholarships with a 30% tuition fee discount
  • Manchester Young Professionals Scholarship (Manchester Residents) - 1 scholarship with a 40% tuition fee discount.


Principles underlying financial decision-making by multinational corporations; Foreign direct investment decisions, exchange risk and hedging techniques; Political risk measurement and management.

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Entry requirements

Normally, a 1st or 2:1 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by NARIC. Or A Master's degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by NARIC. We expect that most candidates interested in this Master's will have a degree in engineering, mathematics, business, economics, science or other related subjects; however your degree can be in any discipline if you can demonstrate that you have good numeracy and analytical skills. We can also consider: Excellent candidates with a 2:2 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, with at least one year of relevant professional experience who can demonstrate their suitability and motivation for this Master's course. The degree should be in a relevant subject with good grades in quantitative subjects. An interview may be required.