This course gives you the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of the practical applications of modern finance theories in the financial world.
• Develop your knowledge and skills to manage complex financial situations at a global level
• Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience
• Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/international-corporate-finance
This programme is ideal for graduates who have studied economics, finance, accounting, business studies, management and any other related disciplines. Suitable work experience will also be considered.
You will learn from specialist staff with expertise in accounting, finance, economics and management. On completion of your course you will be able to apply your skills in areas including valuation, investment and financial decision-making, risk management and derivatives, financial instruments and markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring in developed and emerging markets.
You will also be able to make key financial and strategic decisions in the daily operations of any organisation. These qualities are highly prized by international corporations.
Format and assessment
The course is delivered in four blocks of three day intensive study periods, followed by independent study and online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard. Each module is taken and assessed over a six week block.
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, using a wide range of learning activities.
- Semester 1 -
• Accounting and Finance
• International Financial Management
- Semester 2 -
• Risk, Regulation and Compliance
• Corporate Financial Strategies
- Semester 3 -
- Business Innovation Project
For the final third of your studies you can choose from 4 differing pathways, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional practice:
• Live Project
Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules and years, but exams still play a major role.
This is an advanced degree in corporate finance and can lead you to a wide range of career opportunities and roles, such as finance director, new business development manager, treasury manager, financial controller, financial planning manager, stock market financial analyst, funds portfolio manager, and global hedge fund manager. It also provides a thorough preparation for academic research in finance and corporate finance. Recent graduates have joined the international banking and finance industries, corporate sectors and academic communities. This course will provide you with flexible employment opportunities leading to potential roles with a variety of management-level national and international sectors.
Recent Salford Business School graduates have gained employment with leading companies including:
• Ernst & Young
• Dixons Group plc
• British Airways
• Cooperative Insurance Services
• American Express
• Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman
• Premier Travel Inn
• Thomson Holidays
• DTS Logistics
• Greater Manchester Police
• The NHS
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Start Dates: September; January; March; June; November; July.