The rise in importance, complexity and uncertainty of international financial management poses a challenge for multinational organisations and those who wish to pursue a career within them.
The Masters in International Financial Management provides the theoretical framework and practical skills required to meet the needs of future international finance and accounting professionals.
The programme takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and international business, delivering a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between the various components of the programme.
The programme also provides a valuable foundation for those contemplating academic careers in this field and/or further study at PhD level.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year.
Example module listing
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
Compulsory modules for Semester 1:
Compulsory modules for Semester 2:
Optional modules for Semester 2:
The programme aims to provide a high quality, vocational education which is intellectually rigorous and up-to- date, as well as relevant to the needs of existing and future managers, executives and other professionals in specific subject areas.
In addition to subject-specific knowledge, the programmes aim to develop generic management skills necessary to be effective in today's challenging business environment.
The programme has a business management orientation related to the service sector and draws upon a range of cognate areas of study to explain and analyse the particular sector.
For each sector it takes an integrated approach so as to provide a coherent exploration of the inter-relationships between the various components. In addition, by way of elective modules, students on some programmes can specialise in particular aspects relevant to their backgrounds, interests and aspirations.
Where appropriate, programmes are international in scope and coverage, and lecturers draw upon the most recent research to inform their teaching. The programmes aim to develop students as independent and reflective learners, able to continue their learning once in their chosen professions.
Knowledge and understanding
Upon completing the programme, students will have:
Intellectual / cognitive skills
Students will develop the ability to:
Professional practical skills
Students will be able to:
Key / transferable skills
Students will gain a range of generic skills relevant to the needs of existing and future managers, executives and professionals, irrespective of their sector of operation (these will include analysis and synthesis, oral and written communication, computing/IT literacy, critical reasoning, data analysis, organisation and planning, problem solving, independent and group working and research)
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.
Learn more about opportunities that might be available for this particular programme by using our student exchanges search tool.
Surrey Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
This postgraduate programme integrates the clinical, academic and research components of paediatric physiotherapy practice. The emphasis is on the management of paediatric patients with cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. Flexibility in selection of modules allows for physiotherapists with particular interests to be accommodated.
This MSc offers physiotherapy students the opportunity to extend their understanding of key areas in this field, including challenging the foundations of established but poorly justified treatments, developing and undertaking clinical research, learning about new and emerging treatment options and enjoying the mentorship of recognised experts in paediatric physiotherapy.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The programme consists of five core modules (75 credits), three optional modules (45 credits), and the research dissertation (60 credits).
A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months, flexible study 2-5 years) is offered. Students take 75 credits of core modules and 45 credits of optional modules.
A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits, part-time nine months) is offered. Students take 60 credits of core modules.
Students must take CHLDG07, CHLDGC13, CHLDGS10 and CHLDGC99 plus at least 3 more core modules from the list.
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a substantial report and an oral examination.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of teaching and self-directed learning. Assessment is through written assignments, oral presentations, multiple choice texts, submission of the literature review and research proposal, assessed coursework, unseen and prior disclosure written examinations, and the dissertation with an oral presentation.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Physiotherapy Studies: Paediatrics MSc
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
The programme will enable graduates to pursue a career in academic, research or clinical practice, or to use their postgraduate qualification to be successful in applying for more senior positions within their career field.
Recent career destinations for this degree
This programme aims to transform the way students think about expert patient care, and the theoretical foundation for paediatric physiotherapy clinical practice. The programme provides graduates with a rigorous, evidence-based training in best research and clinical practice, which will give them a natural advantage when applying for physiotherapy clinical, educational or research posts.
Careers data is taken from the ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2013–2015 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
UCL is a world-leading university offering well-established and popular postgraduate physiotherapy programmes which are highly regarded both locally and internationally. Our close relationship with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children means that much of our research and teaching is carried out on a joint basis.
Lectures, tutorials and workshops are delivered by recognised experts in physiotherapy practice.
Students on our physiotherapy programmes come to UCL from all over the world. This cross-fertilisation of international clinical experiences and ideas generates a powerful and inspirational platform for postgraduate physiotherapy learning.