About the course
Due to exceptional demand, we are sorry but this course is now closed for applications from international students to study in 2022. Applications for 2023/4 will open in September 2022.
If you are a home (UK) student and want to apply for this postgraduate programme please contact admissions on 01482 466850 or email@example.com.
Our MSc in Financial Management provides a strong grounding in the theory and practices of accounting and finance in the corporate sector. This course is part of the CFA Institute as a University Affiliation Program.
Through this programme you will become adept at analysing financial information, adopting an international perspective as you consider developments in financial management across different cultures.
You will be invited to put yourself in the position of a financial manager within an organisation and investigate practical, real world examples. You will also explore traditional and contemporary developments in financial practice and draw upon relevant research as a foundation on which to build strategic approaches to financial management.
What you'll study
You will develop key professional and research skills, as well as an understanding of ethical business practice. You will also undertake a final research project, which can either be a dissertation or a business-based project.
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
Foundations of Finance
This module offers an understanding of key financial theories and practices: their strengths and weaknesses, and their usefulness in financial decision making. Key topics include financial performance analysis; risk and return; capital budgeting and management; and the time value of money.
Corporate Performance Analysis
This module explains the fundamentals of value creation and the process of measuring value. We'll introduce you to concepts and techniques for analysing and forecasting corporate performance.
This module aims to give you an understanding of the principles of modern financial markets and instruments. You'll learn to apply these concepts by following and interpreting current affairs in the financial markets.
Corporate Financial Management
This module introduces you to the theory and practice of corporate finance, focusing on the effects of investment and financing decisions on firm value. You'll also develop an understanding of corporate financial management policies.
International Finance and Investment
Gain knowledge and skills relating to the function of foreign exchange markets, international monetary and financial theories, foreign exchange risk management and international investment strategies. One of this module's distinctive features is its emphasis on empirical applications of theories.
Risk Management and Valuation
This module provides you with a thorough understanding of the most modern and effective risk assessment and management tools, models and practices.