Financial Management and Risk MSc

This programme will help build your financial skillset so that you can pursue roles in corporate finance, financial management and risk management within different sectors. It is ideally suited to students with an accounting, business, economics or numerate background.

The design of the programme takes into account the need for businesses to address the consequences of globalisation and global operations on financial management with emphasis being placed on risk assessment and management.

It will equip you with a strong foundation in finance theory and risk management, and provide you with the experience and skills employers demand. You will have the opportunity to undertake positions such as financial manager, corporate treasurer or risk analyst.

Industry experts provide guest lectures, career development advice and curriculum input. Practitioners are involved in developing content and teaching on various courses including Project Finance, and Financial Analysis and Valuation. As part of our continuing guest lecture series, senior executives from Northern Trust and Barclays have presented to a broad audience of academics, and undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.

We will encourage you to join the Trading and Investment Society and take part in competitions such as the UK Trading Challenge.

Ranking

Our accounting and finance subjectsare ranked:

  • 3rd in London for course satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2016
  • 3rd in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To develop your financial knowledge in the context of the global economy
  • To develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the varied financial management and treasury needs of organisations in both domestic and international financial activities

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MSc, MSc Award
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A good relevant first degree (usually2.2 or an equivalent qualification)from a recognised university orhigher education institute.

  • Students educated in a languageother than English should normallyhave an IELTS score of 6.5 (with aminimum of 5.5 in each skill) orequivalent in a Secure EnglishLanguage Test. Alternatively,students with an overall IELTS of 5or 5.5 can study our Pre-SessionalEnglish language programme priorto degree studies
  • Candidates with professionalqualifications in accounting andfinance are also welcome to apply.

For more information, UK and EU applicants can contact us on courseinfo@gre.ac.uk or 020 83319000.

International applicants can contact us on international@gre.ac.uk or +44(0)20 8331 8136.

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