Working in a large, modern, international organisation, a medium sized company or even a small start-up firm requires a range of business capabilities. The most valuable employees are those who combine an understanding of the various parts of a business with the skills of being a quick learner and team player with leadership potential. The MSc Business with Financial Management programme will give students the general business knowledge and understanding as well as the personal skills needed for a wide variety of roles.
This programme is run as part of our Newcastle Business School, part of an elite group of business schools holding the double AACSB accreditation. This puts us in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and demonstrates the high standard of teaching we provide.
-Build your knowledge of finance and the impact this can have on business management -Specialise in financial management in your second semester -Developed for non-business graduates -Newcastle Business School is one of only 1% of the world’s business schools to hold the prestigious double AACSB accreditation -Also available as MSc Business with Financial Management with Advanced Practice -Upon completion of your programme, you will be eligible for our Professional Pathway programmes which will enable you to further develop your skills, delivered by QA, one of the UK’s largest providers of IT and project management training
What will I study?
As part of our ‘Business with’ collection of programmes, the MSc Business with Financial Management is designed to give you an overall understanding of the inner mechanics of business, whilst building the general skills desired for a wide variety of roles and growing your business acumen. It is also your chance to focus in on financial management and perfect if you are looking to develop your understanding of a fundamental aspect in all businesses.
The programme is designed around a set of modules that are common to all ‘Business with’ pathways. These modules cover general business functions, strategic management and organisational analysis and will develop your strategic awareness, leadership potential and understanding of international business.
In the second semester you will be given the opportunity to specialise in Financial Management. In the remainder of the programme you will complete your research and writing up of your dissertation. Every student has a personal research supervisor and will be required to submit an assessed research proposal prior to embarking on the dissertation itself.
There is also an internship opportunity for an additional fee of £595, payable to our internship provider. Alternatively, if you would like to include a work placement during your programme, this is included in our MSc Business with Financial Management with Advanced Practice. The work placement may be paid or unpaid.
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will be taught through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops to enable you to grow your knowledge of the business world.
Assessment for this programme takes place through group work, assignments and presentations giving you multiple methods for you to show your understanding of the course material.
Careers and further study
Graduates on the programme have joined a wide range of businesses, including graduate training schemes. A significant number of graduates have gone back to work for a family business or even started up their own businesses.
Upon successfully completing your course, you will be eligible to join one of our Professional Pathway programmes to continue your professional development and training. Each Pathway is worth a minimum of £3,000 and offered to our graduates for free, from our partner, QA.
Minimum of a 2:2 (second class) honours degree from a UK university or equivalent. Applicants who do not have such an academic qualification but do have substantial experience of working in a business organisation and/or possess a relevant professional qualification will also be considered.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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