University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Financial Management

The programme addresses not only conventional accounting concepts and issues and discussions at the forefront of the discipline, it also encompasses the need for a broader based management perspective that facilitates the continued role of the accountant in all areas of business management. There is a strong emphasis in the programme on the development of personal managerial skills and the application of the critical and analytical skills needed by contemporary financial managers.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent. A professional qualification. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be admitted to the course provided they have significant professional or managerial experience deemed appropriate for the programme. Applicants who have a relevant professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA ) at credit level 7 may be admitted with exemption from modules in part 1.

Course modules

Part 1: Financial management; strategic management; contemporary issues in corporate reporting; contemporary issues in performance management; corporate governance; plus 1 chosen from; corporate finance; e-business strategy; international business; entrepreneurship; business decision making; banking financial management and financial markets. Part 2: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by coursework. This may take various forms, work-based projects, small research projects, presentations, case study analysis and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 18 months
MSc Part-time - 28 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Swansea Business Campus Swansea SA4 11NE Wales

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