This Masters programme is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills in the areas of management with an emphasis on business finance. You will need some background in Economics and other quantitative subjects, from that base we will provide you with a general introduction to a range of management and finance topics and will give you a chance specialise in particular areas of financial management in the second term.
The programme will provide you with knowledge and skills to undertake a range of management roles, particularly in the financial services industry, large public sector organisations or in consultancy.
Term 1 -Business Information Systems (10 credits) -Advanced Financial Management (20 credits) -Managerial Economics (10 credits) -Introduction to Strategic Management (10 credits)
Term 2 -Operations and Project Management (10 credits) -Qualitative Research Methods (10 credits)
Example Options - Choice of 2 from: -Financial Markets and Investment (20 credits) -Financial Strategy and Governance (20 credits) -Social and Environmental Accounting (20 credits) -Managing Public Finances (20 credits) -Accounting and Risk (20 credits)
Term 3 -Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis (10 credits)
Summer -Dissertation (60 credits)
Note: the University reserves the right to change the modules on offer.
Applicants should have a good first degree (2:1 or equivalent) in any of the following: Finance or Accounting. Ideally there should be some modules in other management subjects; Management or Business Studies where there has been a substantial Finance, Accounting, and Economics component; Economics, with some modules in Finance and Accounting; Other degrees where there is a substantial Management, Finance/Accounting or Economics component (about half of the modules). Applications will also be considered from candidates with a good 2:2 (or equivalent) and at least one to two years relevant work experience.
Recipient: University of York
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