Heriot-Watt University: Finance and Management

InstitutionHeriot-Watt University View institution profile
Department Accountancy and Finance
Web www.hw.ac.uk/postgrad
Email studywithus@hw.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 451 3729
Study type Taught

Summary

MSc Finance and Management at Heriot-Watt University gives you the platform to develop highly employable, specialist expertise across the modern practices of financial management and business management.

This highly respected masters degree programme has been developed in response to industry demands for dynamic graduates who can combine expertise in financial management with the ability to implement effective business management strategies across organisations of any size.

Taught with a genuine industry focus by professionals and leading researchers from the fields of financial management and business management, this programme will open up many new career opportunities.

Whether you come from a relevant honours degree or an industry position in finance or business this programme will meet your ambition and equip you with a wealth of globally attractive and highly employable qualities.

This programme will improve your confidence, communication, creativity and fine-tune your team work and organisational skills. Group work and classroom discussion will give you insights into the working practices and perspectives of many different cultures and prepare you for a global career where you will work with colleagues from all over the world.

MSc Finance and Management includes a bespoke range of courses which will equip you with highly employable expertise across crucial areas of financial management and business management, specifically:

  • Project management

  • Financial research

  • Financial analysis

  • Portfolio management

  • Corporate governance

  • Corporate market analysis

  • Business strategy

Gaining up-to-date expertise across these areas will put you in the position to succeed in roles such as financial analyst, investment banker, financial consultant and corporate finance specialist in highly lucrative areas such as asset management, corporate finance and banking.

The blend of skills and qualities developed through MSc Finance and Management can also be applied to managerial positions in small businesses where proper control of corporate finances is essential or to larger businesses and public sector organisations where financial management can play a critical role in defining organisational success.

Heriot-Watt University enjoys a well-earned reputation as one of the best universities in Scotland at which to study the fields of both finance and business management.

The Guardian University Rankings 2018 placed us as the number 1 university in Scotland for Finance while Business Management was ranked in the Top 10 in the UK. Our own students ranked Heriot-Watt as the 7th best place to study Business Management in the United Kingdom via the National Student Survey 2018.

Some of the factors which help us achieve such high rankings for our Finance and Business departments include:

  • Our industry-focused, highly specialised course content

  • Our blend of theoretical and practitioner-led teaching

  • Our world-leading academics and their high-impact research

  • Our leafy campus environment and welcoming international community

  • The city of Edinburgh and its student experience, financial industry and cultural offerings

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Heriot-Watt University

 

 

Heriot-Watt is one of the world’s leading universities with strong links to international business and industry driven by our established reputation as a top research-led institution.

With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are a truly global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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