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Finance (Professional Practice) MSc
Finance (Professional Practice) MSc

Finance (Professional Practice) MSc

  • ID:UH440383
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement  

  • The minimum of IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Course Information

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

This course is an ideal progression route for those aiming to pursue a career in corporate finance and financial management. The course will enable you to develop your understanding, and critically evaluate the theories affecting financial management, corporate organisations and capital markets and the important issues facing financial and economic systems.

The course will help you develop your understanding and critical evaluation of the theories affecting financial management, corporate organisations and capital markets and the important issues facing financial and economic systems. The course has a strong focus on enhancing your management opportunities in areas such as corporate finance departments and finance related roles in the wider finance industry.

The programme is supported with our state-of-the-art Trading Room which is equipped with professional software, providing up-to-date market data and financial analysis tools giving students a feel for how real investment decisions are made in industry and to learn how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data. The Trading Room will give you an opportunity to experience what it is like to work in the financial industry, thus enhancing your experience and employability.

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You study the following modules:
Core modules:

  •  Principles of Finance
  •  Investment and Portfolio Management
  •  Financial Reporting and Company Performance
  •  Corporate Finance
  •  Corporate Governance
  •  International Finance
  •  The Global Professional

Option modules may include (choose one)

  •  Managing Employee Relations
  •  Intelligent Business Information Systems
  •  Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader
  •  Global Business and Human Rights
  •  Management Accounting
  •  Managing Sustainable Challenges

Final Project

An opportunity to pursue an area that interests you or which you are passionate about comes in your choice of project. You have a choice of three routes: Research Route, Consultancy Route and New Venture Creation Route (subject to tutor approval).

Research Route

  •  Quantitative Financial Analysis
  •  Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route

  •  Consultancy Skills
  •  Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation

  •  Launch a venture
  •  New Venture Creation

MSc Professional Practice Placement

The Professional Practice module gives you an opportunity to reflect on your personal and professional development and put theory into practice through professional work experience. This route must be chosen at the point of application by selecting the specific (Professional Practice) route as the placement adds a further 6 months to your duration of study. Due to the competitive nature of the placement route the Professional Practice course has limited availability and places are capped.

Placements are not guaranteed and are secured through a competitive process. You may be required to undertake formal application processes and interviews with placement providers in order to successfully secure a work placement.

Assessment of this module is in the form of a reflective log

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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