Practical financial understanding

Designed to impart specialist knowledge of the foundations and dynamic nature of finance, the MSc is an ideal vehicle for post-graduate qualification. 

The MSc has been designed to give financial professionals the ability to make a crucial contribution where it matters most in business: at the bottom line. It provides a wide-ranging understanding of financial techniques and their application – but does not require a high-level mathematical  understanding of finance theories. You will engage in a specialist study of the key areas of: corporate finance; mergers; investments; derivatives; credit risk; and risk management. The knowledge you gain can be applied in very real, practical ways. Careers in the sector depend upon a strong understanding of the foundations and dynamic nature of finance and the vagaries of investment behaviour. The MSc will give you that, preparing the way for a career in a wide variety of positions within the finance profession. 

You’ll engage in specialist study of the key areas of corporate finance; mergers; investments; derivatives; credit risk; and risk management. This Association of Chartered Accountants’ recognised course will be of particular interest to those looking to establish or enhance their career in the industry.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exclusively recommend our MSc in Financial Management to their members when they want a specialist postgraduate qualification.


Study options

You can study the MSc in Financial Management by distance learning or through our Approved Learning Partners: CMT Training in Argentina, Glamis Business School in Mauritius, iCon in Greece, School of Business and Computer Science in Trinidad, Zambian Institute for Capacity Building in Zambia and West London College in England.

Our MSc in Financial Management students

We have current students and alumni across the world.

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Designed around you

Our programmes fit the way you work, the way you live.

Fees

How much will it cost?

You can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.

Fees

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Access Faculty message boards, view past exams papers and more. You can also organise your studies, order your next course and book your exams.
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Exemptions

Do you already have academic qualifications?

You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.

Exemptions

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MSC in Financial Management

All the details you need to administer your programme.

MSc student handbook

Examinations

Sit your exams locally

We offer local examinations to all our students. Each course is assessed by a one three-hour examination. You can sit your exams in March, June, August and December.

Examinations

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Distance learning support

All our programmes come with full support

From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated advisors.

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How to apply

Our MSc is open to all.

Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. But for those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MSc courses in your subject and two other core courses.

How to apply

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