Northumbria University

Northumbria University

International Financial Management

Developed in response to market demand, this course examines complex financial issues from the point of view of the investor and the organisation. It provides you with the essential skills to function as an effective manager, both within the financial sector and across a range of multinational organisations. The course focuses on sector relevance, leadership and self-development. It is regularly refreshed to keep pace with advances in the financial management sector and it is benchmarked against syllabuses of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). Current study themes include investment and risk management, sustainable strategic decision making, corporate financial management and international financial markets, supported by a number of professional development modules to give you a competitive advantage. Facilities include Newcastle Business School's trading room which features Bloomberg Terminals that are used by top traders throughout the world providing you with access to the latest data, information and analytics to support your studies.

Entry requirements

Normally candidates will be expected to have a qualification equivalent to an honours degree (2.2 classification or above).

International applicants are required to have one of the following English language qualifications with grades as shown below.

A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5
Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51
The University also accepts many other English language qualifications and if you have any questions about our English Language requirements please contact the International Admissions Office and we will be glad to assist you.

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time with advanced practice September 2018 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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