University of Surrey

University of Surrey

International Financial Management

Students will be provided with the theoretical framework and practical skills required by professionals in the field. The programme takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and international business, providing a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between the various components of the programme. The programme's wide international approach takes in emerging economies, as well as Anglo- American and continental European contexts.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelors degree (a good UK 2.2) or an equivalent qualification from a recognised British or overseas university in a related subject (including accountancy, business administration, economics, engineering, finance, management, mathematics, physics or science). If an applicant's Bachelors degree is not in a subject related to the MSc, some relevant work experience would be an advantage. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. Each applicant is assessed on their own merit. Non-native speakers of English are normally required to have IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Foundations of finance (finance and investment); principles of accounting; quantitative methods; international business management; international corporate governance; international finance. Elective modules: International financial reporting; international trade; corporate finance; risk management.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Individual assignments (essays, case studies); group presentations/assignments (practical problem-solving cases); examinations (open or closed book); individually supervised dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey is pleased to announce the Chancellor's International Scholarship for taught postgraduate Surrey Business School students in the 2015/16 academic year. The award is worth £2000 in the form of a fee waiver for self-funded students from India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam achieving the equivalent of a UK 2.1. A further £1000 will be awarded to exceptional students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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