University of Oxford: Financial Strategy

InstitutionUniversity of Oxford
Department Said Business School View department profile
Telephone 01865 270059
Study type Taught


**The information provided on this page was correct at the time of publication (November 2019). For complete and up-to-date information about this course, please visit the relevant University of Oxford course page via**

The Oxford Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Financial Strategy is an opportunity for you to accelerate your career to the most senior levels whilst gaining a University of Oxford qualification. Designed for experienced finance practitioners and managers, it provides its graduates with highly-developed financial acumen, strategy techniques and business knowledge.

Rigorous, selective and intellectually challenging, the part-time programme delivers the finance and strategy components from Oxford’s Executive MBA. It is taught in four modules of four days each (Wednesday to Saturday), allowing you to study alongside employment and complete the qualification in one year.

The modules currently offered are:
- Strategy

- Business Finance

- Corporate Valuation

- Financial Strategies for Growth

The Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy offers:
- the ability to apply expert analysis techniques in corporate and business strategy, investment appraisal, capital structure and corporate valuation;

- access to top-level teaching from world-leading experts, drawing on Oxford University’s strengths in finance and strategy;

- membership of a unique network of peers and practitioners from around the globe;

- a graduate-level qualification which builds on your existing professional development and experience; and

- lifelong association with the university through the Business School, university alumni networks and associate college membership, as well as a pathway to Oxford's Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA).

The Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy adopts an assessment regime that requires participants to take four courses and satisfy the examiners in the assessment associated with each core course. Assessment will be a combination of written examinations, and individual assignments.

Please note that this course is paperless. This means that paper handouts will not be provided for most of your courses. All presentations will be uploaded to our virtual learning environment. For pedagogical reasons this may be in advance of, just before or immediately after teaching sessions. Handouts will be provided for certain courses based on specific requirements, eg unreliable internet availability or where handouts operate more like a textbook than slides.

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