This programme provides you with the opportunity to study for two Master's awards within one year and gives you the experience of undertaking a work placement. Managing finance successfully in the dynamic and cross-cultural environments that modern organisations face, requires finance professionals to possess a strong grounding in finance theory and practice, well-developed analytical and critical thinking abilities and an international perspective on financial operations. This programme is ideal for those who wish to develop these skills and pursue careers in the global world of finance. Students will be taught to make competent financing, investment and risk management decisions, to suit an organisation’s objectives and circumstances.
Students on this programme have a unique opportunity to gain a MSc in Financial Management from the University of Greenwich
and a MSc in Global Financial Management from ESCEM School of Business and Management while based for at least a term in Poitiers, France. They will also enhance their employability by undertaking a work placement. On completion of the requirements of both institutions, students will be awarded two degrees. The entire programme is delivered in English and no knowledge of French is required.
Erasmus grant funding is available for scholarship schemes on this programmes, for a limited number of students. (Further details will be provided upon successful receipt of unconditional/or conditional offer on the programme).
We are proud to say that we ranked within the top 3 for course satisfaction in Accounting and Finance in London, according to the 2016 Guardian University League Tables.
The aims of the programme are:
- To enable students to become competent and thoughtful practitioners in financial management and the wider field of finance in a European and international context by studying in UK and France.
- To provide an intellectually demanding academic programme of study, which emphasises the ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in financial management.
Visit the website http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/courses/pg/acc/finmandual
What you'll study
- Year 1:
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Accounting, Analysis and Control (ESCEM) (10 credits)
Placement (EU) (30 credits)
Dissertation/Research Project (EU) (30 credits)
Mergers and Acquisitions (ESCEM) (10 credits)
International Corporate Strategy, Sustainable Development and CSR (ESCEM) (10 credits)
Financial Management (Dual Award) (15 credits)
Financial Markets (Dual Award) (15 credits)
Corporate Finance and Risk Management (ESCEM) (10 credits)
Economy and Risk Management (ESCEM) (10 credits)
Banking Systems and Ethics (ESCEM) (10 credits)
International Financial Management (15 credits)
Foundations of Scholarship (EU)
Research Methods (EU) (15 credits)
Each of the courses is assessed through a wide range of methods and procedures, namely individual and group presentations, tests, reports, essays, article reviews, examinations, reflections and a project.
Graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge for a position of financial controller, investment adviser, portfolio analyst, equity research associate, investment analyst, finance officer, derivatives trader, financial adviser, business analyst and more in a wide range of multinational companies, financial institutions, accounting firms and public sector organisations as well as consultancies.
Find out about the teaching and learning outcomes here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/645372/Financial-Management-MSc-PGDip-P10423.pdf
About the Department of Accounting & Finance
We are one of the largest accounting and finance departments in the UK with over 30 academic members of staff and a large number of visiting academics.
The department offers a wide range of programmes and courses in accounting, audit, tax, accounting information systems, accounting applications, quantitative methods and analysis, financial management, risk management, financial services, banking, financial markets and institutions, and financial modelling. We are proud of our accounting and finance subjects which are ranked within top five in London for course satisfaction and teaching, by Guardian University League 2016.
Accreditation and professional bodies:
Our undergraduate programmes have received the maximum levels of accreditation from the major professional bodies:
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
The Association of International Accountants
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Find out how to apply here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/apply
A good quality relevant undergraduate degree (usually 2.2 or an equivalent qualification) from a recognised university or higher education institute. Students who were educated in a language other than English should normally demonstrate an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent in a Secure English Language Test. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.