Finance and Management - MSc


University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School

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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Finance & Management will provide you with a thorough understanding of management and financial management. You will learn to critically evaluate the macro and micro environment to successfully impact on the management of organisations operating in a global context, especially from a financial perspective.

Why this programme

You will build on your general business knowledge gained during your undergraduate degree. You will develop a multidisciplinary knowledge base of finance, management and economics to aid with your problem solving and decision making skills to support business management.

You will develop an in depth understanding into topics not limited to: international business strategies, global business and financial systems, cross-culture management, corporate finance and investment

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Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject containing at least 20% credits in business, management and economics. Students who do not have such a background and who would like to pursue further studies in the area of financial management are advised to apply for the MSc Management with International Finance.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration.


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