University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Financial Management and Risk

This Master's is suitable if you aim to build your financial skills set so that you are able to take up key roles in corporate finance or risk management within different sectors.

You will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the varied financial management and treasury needs of organisations in both domestic and international financial activities.

The design of this degree 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. You will also undertake a dissertation enabling you to demonstrate your deeper understanding in a subject of your choice.

The degree aims to:

  • Develop your financial knowledge in the context of the global economy
  • Provide an intellectually demanding academic programme of study which develops your knowledge and critical understanding of the varied financial management and treasury needs of organisations.

Entry requirements

You should have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute.

Applications from students with professional qualifications in accounting and finance are also welcome.

f you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.

Course modules

Full-time students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
  • Research Methods
  • Foundations of Scholarship (Dept ACC)
  • Dissertation (Postgraduate Accounting and Finance Suite)
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Markets and Risk
  • International Financial Management
  • Risk Measurement and Modelling

Students are required to choose 1 course from this list of options.

  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Project Finance
  • Business and Corporate Banking

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework
  • A dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 £ 11,250 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 £ 13,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 £ 1,875 per Credit (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

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