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The University of Law Business School Postgraduate MSc Corporate Financial Management
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate

MSc Corporate Financial Management

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 11,300 *

On-Campus

* October 2023 - June 2024: UK - £11,300 London, £10,750 Non-London. International - £16,700 London, £15,850 Non-London

Introduction

Designed for those looking to pursue, advance, or switch to a career in corporate or business finance, our business Master’s course has a strong focus on maximizing your future employability.

The course modules are structured with an emphasis on meeting industry needs while also enabling you to develop your professional skills. If you have a numerical background and an interest in developing in-depth specialist knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, this is the course for you.

Course Requirements

  • 2:2 or above from a UK bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualifications.
  • International students additionally require an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For Postgraduate Business Degrees

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For Postgraduate Business Degrees

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course Details

Our MSc Corporate Financial Management degree has been designed for those interested in a future career in banking, personal and corporate finance, or as an accountant. It offers an excellent foundation for your career or further study. We want to ensure that our courses give you the best possible chance of achieving your career ambitions, which is why we have built useful projects and strategies into the program. As well as gaining a formal qualification, this course allows you to develop sought-after transferable skills and build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers.

We are focused on the student learning experience and want to ensure that our graduates are career-ready, with the knowledge, skills, and attributes that employers demand. Our teaching staff have extensive practical experience, and you will be taught in small group sizes that encourage a good learning relationship with lecturers.

Placement Year

Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mindset; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility, openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

So how does it work?

Having completed the first year of studies, the second year will be spent on placement in employment. Whilst you will be responsible for finding your placement, you will be fully supported by a Placement Tutor and our dedicated Business Employability Team. Throughout the year, you will receive monthly coaching from a Placement Tutor to help accelerate skills development and self-awareness within a work environment, complementing the knowledge gained from our academic courses, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will be allowed to transfer to the placement version of your MSc within a period during your first year of studies.

Our placement year courses are open to everyone including international students, who can contact our International Office for specific advice and guidance.

Should you be unable to complete the full program, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on the terms completed.

Course Structure

Course modules

  • Up to June 2022
  • Corporate Finance (30 credits)
  • Corporate Reporting (30 credits)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (30 credits)
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Research-Based Outputs (60 credits)

From October 2022

  • Financial Management (15 credits)
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting (15 credits)
  • Management Accounting (15 credits)
  • Corporate Governance (15 credits)
  • Corporate. Social Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Financial Risk Management (15 credits)
  • Mergers. Acquisitions & Integration (15 credits)
  • Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)
  • Data & Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Course Information

Assessment

You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work, and Dissertation/Project work.

Structure

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

How to Apply

You can apply for this postgraduate business course directly with GISMA.

Duration

  • 1 year full-time (2 years with Placement Year)
  • 2 years part-time (3 years with Placement Year)

Fees

October 2023 - June 2024

  • UK - £11,300 (London), £10,750 (Non-London)
  • INT - £16,700 (London), £15,850 (Non-London)

September 2024 - June 2025:

  • UK (Home Fee Payer) - £11,850 per annum (London) £11,300 per annum (Non-London)
  • International (Overseas Fee Payer) - £18,500 per annum (London), £17,000 (non-London)
  • Online £11,300

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