Our MSc in Financial Management provides a strong grounding in the theory and practices of accounting and finance in the corporate sector. This course is part of the CFA Institute as a University Affiliation Program. Through this programme you will become adept at analysing financial information, adopting an international perspective as you consider developments in financial management across different cultures. You will be invited to put yourself in the position of a financial manager within an organisation and investigate practical, real world examples. You will also explore traditional and contemporary developments in financial practice and draw upon relevant research as a foundation on which to build strategic approaches to financial management.
Core modules Foundations of Finance This module offers an understanding of key financial theories and practices: their strengths and weaknesses, and their usefulness in financial decision making. Key topics include financial performance analysis; risk and return; capital budgeting and management; and the time value of money. Corporate Performance Analysis This module explains the fundamentals of value creation and the process of measuring value. We'll introduce you to concepts and techniques for analysing and forecasting corporate performance. Financial Markets This module aims to give you an understanding of the principles of modern financial markets and instruments. You'll learn to apply these concepts by following and interpreting current affairs in the financial markets. Corporate Financial Management This module introduces you to the theory and practice of corporate finance, focusing on the effects of investment and financing decisions on firm value. You'll also develop an understanding of corporate financial management policies. International Finance and Investment Gain knowledge and skills relating to the function of foreign exchange markets, international monetary and financial theories, foreign exchange risk management and international investment strategies. One of this module's distinctive features is its emphasis on empirical applications of theories. Risk Management and Valuation This module provides you with a thorough understanding of the most modern and effective risk assessment and management tools, models and practices.
You will develop key professional and research skills, as well as an understanding of ethical business practice. You will also undertake a final research project, which can either be a dissertation or a business-based project.
How to apply
If you require a Student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.
The programme is designed for graduates from any discipline with a strong interest in the subject. However, we do recommend that you have a basic knowledge and understanding of this area or business studies. You will have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree or international equivalent, one academic reference and a good command of English. In order to ensure our students have a rich learning and student experience, most of our programmes have a mix of domestic and international students. We reserve the right to close applications early to either group, if application volumes suggest that this blend cannot be achieved. In addition, existing undergraduate students at the University of Hull have a guaranteed ‘Fast Track’ route to any postgraduate programme, subject to meeting the entry criteria.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£10250||Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||£10250||Whole course|
|Channel Islands||£10250||Whole course|
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