This programme is designed to provide a critical and research driven study of aspects of financial management, and the changing international context in which they operate. You will develop your ability to apply knowledge and understanding of financial management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively.
* Develop your understanding of some of the key theories, approaches and issues in the field of financial management. * Demonstrate transferable cognitive skills in relation to the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of the knowledge of financial management. * Evaluate the appropriateness of the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods in particular contexts. * Develop a range of personal skills including presentation, argumentation, evaluation, problem solving, interactive and group skills, self-appraisal, and autonomy in the planning and management of learning.
Why study with us?
The programme is taught within the School of Business and Management. We are a relatively new School, rapidly building a strong reputation for our distinctive approach, in particular our focus on the inter-disciplinary nature of business and management. For example, our undergraduate degree programme stimulates debate around the philosophical and sociological issues associated with management, locating it within a practical and problem-solving framework. This encourages the development of genuinely original thinking in our graduates.
The School entered the Government's Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) for the first time in 2008 with outstanding success, ranking joint 25th out of 90 Business Schools. This result is the highest ever recorded for a first-time entry.
"I learned to become more results oriented, practicable and analytical in everything I do.." Maria Kokkinou
* The programme prepares you for a career in the financial services industry. * It does not require any particular background in financial management, accounting or economics. Many students coming on the programme have first degrees in other disciplines. * This programme, unlike others, does not require a high level of mathematical ability.
You will have access to a range of facilities including a fully equipped computer lap with its own computing support officer. Graduates are assigned a personal academic advisor.
You will also have access to the Lock-keeper's Cottage Graduate Centre, dedicated solely to the use of graduate students in the faculty of Humanity and Social Sciences with the use of a common room and interdisciplinary training workshops.
A good upper second class honours degree or equivalent in any subject. For non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 (6.5 plus four weeks' pre-sessional; 6.0 plus at least eight weeks' pre-sessional), or equivalent is required. For this programme, some basic quantitative skills and some elementary prior knowledge of accounting will be an advantage.
Recipient: Queen Mary University of London
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