The MSc in Finance will develop your understanding of the concepts of finance and the role of financial management in a variety of organisations and sectors.
You will gain a greater understanding of how finance is central to organisational decision-making by looking at key areas including financial analysis and investment, financial statements, strategic financial management, financial modelling and financial risk management and corporate finance. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest when taking your option modules and dissertation.
As well as gaining a deeper theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance, this degree will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate financial management problems and make sound strategic decisions in your professional role. The skills and knowledge gained during the course will enable you to enhance your career in finance or move into further study and academic work in the area.
By choosing to study by distance learning, you will have the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.
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Example modules are:
• Foundations of Knowledge and Professional Skills
• Foundations of Financial Analysis and Investment
• Financial Statements: Theory, Practice, Critique
• Strategic Financial Management
• Financial Modelling
• Financial Risk Management
• Corporate Finance
• Two elective modules
• Research Methods
• Dissertation (15,000 words)
Distance Learning: February, May, August and November each year.
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-A good second class honours degree from a British University, or its equivalent -Or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution -A relevant graduate level professional qualification alongside substantial relevant work experienceYou must also meet the University's English language requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).