Masters degrees in Financial Management equip postgraduates with skills to manage the money, (including capital and credit) or other liquid assets for individuals, businesses, and institutions.
Related subjects include Banking, Investment and Insurance. Entry requirements normally include a relevant undergraduate degree such as Accounting or Finance.
The financial market is a hugely broad sector, encompassing a range of organisations which operate all over the world. Courses in this field equip you with the skills to effectively manage the organisations which are a part of this sector.
Through a combination of theory in advanced mathematics and techniques in business management skills, you will develop an understanding of national and international financial markets. Theory includes concepts in corporate finance, governance and ethics.
Practical training includes activities such as forecasting and financial planning, risk assessment and mitigation, which are achieved through the application of quantitative methodologies and financial modelling.
Expertise in this field may be applied to careers in a range of financial institutions, where you may pursue stock broking, investment, and portfolio management. You may also work in the business sector, within the treasury and corporate finance departments of companies.