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Course summary

Understanding the principles and practices of financial management enables an aspiring or developing manager to make better quality decisions, enabling potential for improved personal and organisational performance. This course develops an in-depth understanding of the financial tools, techniques and controls available, and the ability to apply this understanding in the workplace. Why study this course with us? Our course will introduce you to financial tools and techniques that will enhance your financial knowledge. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get many opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions. Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of financial management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions. Guest speakers from industry are also invited into class to share their experience with you, enabling you to appreciate the real-world application of academic theory. In association with the course, there are opportunities for you to apply for an internship.

Assessment method

Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report. Each taught module comprises 30 hours' contact time delivered over a ten-week period. You will be expected to support your in-class learning with self-directed study.


Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a degree with a minimum 2:2 honours, or equivalent. Applications are also welcome from those with non-standard entry qualifications. A typical applicant may be a new/recent graduate, who has attained a first degree and wishes to augment that with further study to optimise their career opportunities. International: Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see our website for current fee information https://www1.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/postgraduate-finance/postgraduate-fees/postgraduate-fees-2022-23
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