Liverpool John Moores University
The programme has been designed for graduates wishing to pursue a career in diverse financial or accounting sectors. The programme will develop your practical skills through current literature, case studies and worldwide events by applying financial and management knowledge to improve organisational effectiveness and efficiency. Furthermore, you will complete in-depth research in various industries, through completion of a range of assessments and a dissertation. This real-world focus will provide immediate value to your present or future employers. Your tutors will take a proactive role in continually reviewing the financial sector and the relevance of the programme on a regular basis. This constant process of review and revision adds value and currency to the modules tutors deliver through the academic research they produce. Tutors also work with a range of financial/accounting professional bodies to ensure that teaching reflects current practice within the industry. This approach means that you will gain in-depth knowledge and skills that will optimise your learning potential.
You will normally be expected to hold a relevant degree from a recognised university or from an equivalent awarding institution at upper second class honours level or above. International candidates would normally be expected to possess one of the above entry qualifications and be able to demonstrate a standard of English with an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5.
Semester 1: Quantitative research methods; economics for financial managers; financial markets and institutions. Semester 2: corporate finance; global finance; strategic management; dissertation.
You will be assessed by a range of methods such as exams, essays and reports, case studies and presentations. You will receive regular feedback on your work. Some coursework may be done in groups to develop your team working skills. As a major component of the programme you will also submit a dissertation.
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