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Finance MSc (Distance Learning)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for you if you want the flexibility of studying by distance learning whilst developing and enhancing your knowledge and skills in the areas of finance and financial management. The MSc in Finance will develop your understanding of the concepts of finance and the role of financial management in a variety of organisations and sectors. You will gain a greater understanding of how finance is central to organisational decision-making by looking at key areas including financial analysis and investment, financial statements, strategic financial management, financial modelling and financial risk management and corporate finance.

By choosing to study by distance learning, you will have the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

You will be assessed at the end of each module either by an exam or written assignment which is usually between 3,000 to 4,000 words. Your final piece of work, the dissertation, is 15,000 words. By taking the MSc in Finance, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of corporate finance, financial modelling, accountability, representations and control, financial statements, financial analysis and investment, which will enhance your professional development and career prospects.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

30 months

Start date

01-NOV-19

Modules

This formative assessment module introduces you to the virtual learning environment and shows you how to effectively utilise this during your course. It assesses different approaches to learning and helps you to apply these to your own learning experience. Introducing different methods of note taking and methods of critique, it allows you to identify the best approach for you to get the most out of your studies so that you can tackle the assessments with confidence and flair.
Research Methods - Core
15,000-word Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,345

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,345

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a good second class honours degree from a British University, or its equivalent or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution and a relevant graduate level professional qualification alongside substantial relevant work experience. If they do not hold a relevant qualification but have three or more years of substantial work experience in finance then they can be considered for the course based on providing a copy of their CV and a personal statement of 500-1,000 words detailing their suitability and relevant work experience.

University information

As a top 25 UK University, Leicester has always been home to the great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking research of their experts, you will tackle the emerging social, economic, political and scientific issues head on and set the agenda where others simply follow. At Leicester, students aren’t...more