University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Finance

This course focuses on corporate finance, financial risk management and banking, all set within relevant real-world contexts. Students will explore UK money markets as sources of funding; review global investments; evaluate new international market opportunities; consider how to maximise investment returns in a competitive environment and mitigate global risk. Students will hone their financial decision-making skills, enabling them to demonstrate their ability to optimise shareholder value, even in complex circumstances such as mergers and hostile takeover.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent plus at least 25 per cent of level 6 study of finance. If English is not the applicant's 1st language, they will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

Course modules

Modules include: banking, international capital markets and investments; business investigation and discovery; corporate finance, risk management and the UK money markets; corporate intelligence; financial decision making for managers; managerial economics and risk analysis; strategy, sustainability and the global economy. Project alternatives: dissertation; management project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years

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