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Finance and Management (MSc)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

05-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Financial Management Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of the context of managing financial institutions and organisations and learn how to take an effective finance-related role within those organisations. This programme is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute and provides an accelerated pathway to Chartered Banker Status.

Course information

The Masters in Finance and Management is a one-year taught course run by the School of Management.

Highlights

  • The course provides a strong foundation in the principles and practice of finance within organisations.
  • Students will explore the complexities of international corporations, financial markets and investment management.
  • This programme is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute. Successful completion of this programme provides an accelerated pathway to Chartered Banker Status. (Students wishing to attain the accelerated pathway to Chartered Banker Status are required to choose MN5604 'Financial Systems' as their optional module.)

Teaching format

The taught elements of the programme are delivered using a range of methods including lectures, small group tutorials, workshops and seminars. The average lecture size is 50 students; however, in some cases, there will be seminars of 15 to 18 students or larger lectures with up to 100 students, which would normally be augmented by small-group tutorials.

Assessment comprises a combination of coursework and examinations. From June to August, students undertake a research project culminating in a written dissertation of 15,000 words. You will attend a weekly series of lectures and workshops focusing on research methods and other topics to provide support and help prepare you for the dissertation.

Careers

Alumni from the Finance and Management programme and more generally from other Masters programmes in the School of Management, have secured employment in the fields of management consultancy, accountancy, investment analysis, investment banking, commercial banking, fund administration and other aspects of the financial services industry.

Modules

Investments and Portfolio Management: provides comprehensive instruction on topics in investment finance, combining investment markets instruction with portfolio management.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£12,590

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£25,450

Entry requirements

Students need a good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in business, economics, finance or a related subject from the UK or the equivalent international qualification. The University also considers applicants who have majored in another subject but have a business or finance minor. Applicants with business experience are welcome, and work experience may be taken into account in the evaluation of applications.