Our Finance and Management programme is designed to fast-track the careers of graduates from non-finance backgrounds who want to work in financial management for commercial and non-commercial organisations. The programme uses the expertise of our renowned research-active academics to develop your knowledge and analytical skills in finance-relevant fields, and to ensure that you will graduate with essential skills to apply in practical work environments.
You will develop an understanding of business and management by studying across a range of areas, including marketing, HR, accounting, strategic management and in particular, finance. Your financial knowledge and skills will be further developed within accounting and finance modules.
All of our modules combine contemporary case studies with skills-based coursework, ensuring that you will pursue a programme where content is up-to-date, relevant and geared towards helping you achieve your ambitions.
Core study areas include accounting and performance measurement, foundations of corporate finance, human resource management, marketing in the organisation, corporate and wholesale finance, international financial management, financial theory and policy, current issues in finance, financial derivatives, global strategic management, and skills for employability and personal development.
Semester 1: Compulsory Modules - Accounting and Performance Measurement - Foundations of Corporate Finance - Human Resource Management - Marketing Management
Semester 2: Compulsory Modules - Business Analysis - Corporate and Wholesale Finance - Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation - Financial Theory and Policy
Optional Modules* (choose one) - Business Economics - Business Forecasting - Enterprise Employability and Personal Development - Enterprise Resource Planning - International and Cross Cultural Management - International Business Environment - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Services and Retail Management - Small Business and Entrepreneurship
* The School reserves the right to vary the list of optional modules.
Summer: - Current Issues in Finance - Financial Derivatives - Strategic Management
Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.
Careers and further study
Graduates are employed in a wide range of financial, management and accountancy roles. Example destinations include: - Bank of America - Operations Analyst; - Deloitte - Business Analyst; EDF Tax - Tax Analyst; - Global Visa - Immigration Clerk; - HSBC - Bank Manager; - JCB - Buyer; Samsung - Treasury Analyst.
Why choose business and economics at Loughborough?
Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics is a thriving forward-looking centre of education that aims to provide an exceptional learning experience.
Consistently ranked as a Top-10 UK business school by national league tables, our graduates are highly employable and enjoy starting salaries well above the national average.
The rich variety of postgraduate programmes we offer ranges from taught masters, MBA and doctoral programmes, to short courses and executive education, with subjects spanning Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics, Work Psychology, Business Analytics, International Crisis Management and Information Management. New for 2016, we are also launching two exciting new programmes in Human Resource Management. All of this contributes to a lively and supportive learning environment within the School.
- Internationally Accredited The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
- Career Prospects Our graduates are in great demand. Over 94% of our postgraduate students were in work and/or further study six months after graduating.* As such, you will be equipped with skills and knowledge that will serve you well in your career or enable you to pursue further study and research.