University of Manchester: Financial Management
|Institution||University of Manchester|
|Department||Alliance Manchester Business School|
|Telephone||+44 (0)161 275 6414|
Successful finance practitioners require a wide range of transferable skills and subject-specific knowledge in areas such as corporate finance, financial markets and financial accounting. Our MSc comprises foundational units in finance and accounting alongside advanced units in the following areas: - Financial management
Data Analysis & Statistical Techniques
Quantitative Methods for Financial Management
A final supervised project will allow you to deepen your finance knowledge and apply your skills by analysing real-world information and addressing questions with practical implications. You will be taught by a team of academics that have several years of experience delivering course content both online and face-to-face within blended programmes. Our academics are on the cutting-edge of finance research, which informs their teaching. They regularly utilise our wide range of financial databases in their learning and teaching activities. This is a significant strength of our MSc in Financial Management.
The course will equip you with:
A deep understanding of the tasks that financial managers and other similar finance practitioners undertake and the objectives they pursue;
The ability to describe and interpret the functioning of financial markets;
An understanding of why and how successful companies rely on and benefit from well-functioning financial markets;
The skills and knowledge to analyse and synthesise complex information from corporations and financial markets, and offer solutions to challenging problems;
The capability to search and gather relevant financial information from several sources such as companies' annual reports and financial databases;
Flexible and relevant transferable skills that finance practitioners require in their career.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Normally, a 1st or 2:1 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by NARIC .
A Master's degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by NARIC .
We expect that most candidates interested in this Master's will have a degree in engineering, mathematics, business, management, economics, science or other relevant subjects; however, your degree can be in any discipline if you can demonstrate that you have good numeracy and quantitative ability.
We can also consider:
Candidates with a 2:2 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, with at least one year of relevant professional experience who can demonstrate their suitability and motivation for this Master's course. The degree should be in a relevant subject with good grades in quantitative subjects. An interview may be required.
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