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Global Online Finance and Strategy

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
4997 GBP/year
4997 GBP/year
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About

The Global Online Finance and Strategy from Manchester Metropolitan University is delivered 100% online from the City of Manchester, the UK’s second largest financial centre, you will explore the key topics and technologies that are changing the way we do business – from governance, risk and control to FinTech and more.

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Overview

Whether you are already building your career in finance, or you’re just starting out, we want to make sure you’re ready to take on the future of an ever-evolving sector.

The Global Online Finance and Strategy from Manchester Metropolitan University is delivered 100% online from the City of Manchester, the UK’s second largest financial centre*, you will explore the key topics and technologies that are changing the way we do business – from governance, risk and control to FinTech and more. 

Throughout, you’ll use real-world case studies that will harness your strategic thinking skills and put theory directly into relevant practice.

Features and Benefits

  • Research focused, practically minded - Exploring topics that are grounded in the latest research, ranging from performance management to corporate governance and risk, you will also gain an in-depth knowledge of the financial technology that is shaping the global business landscape. With practicality at its heart, you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to your current role, helping you to increase your profile and performance at work, whilst you study.
  • Recognition for prior learning - If you already have a professional finance qualification from a recognised institution, such as ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA or AAT, you could be exempt from four of the programme's nine modules.
  • Speed up your CIMA qualification - As a Manchester Met masters graduate, you are eligible for an accelerated entry route to the CIMA Professional Qualification, called the Masters Gateway route. The Masters Gateway route will allow you to progress to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification upon the completion of one exam, bypassing 11 other modules.
  • Study your way - From an easy application process, the opportunity to begin your studies at six different entry points in the year and the choice to pay per unit that you study, we’re here to do everything we can to help you achieve your goals without taking a career break. Our Virtual Learning Environment has been expertly designed to help you study when and where it suits you best.
  • Grow your worldwide professional network - Through our live online seminars with tutors and peers, you will regularly collaborate with business professionals around the globe, making invaluable industry connections that can open doors now or in the future.
  • Be supported every step of the way - We pride ourselves on our students’ study experience. As an MSc Finance and Strategy student, you will be assigned a dedicated Student Success Advisor. They’ll be there to cheer you on from the sidelines and help you to get the most from your time with us.

Programme Structure

Typical units of study may include:
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Strategy and Leadership
  • Governance, Risk and Control 
  • Financial Technologies
  • Performance Management and Control
  • Corporate Reporting 
  • Philosophical and Methodological Approaches to Research 
  • Critical Reading, Writing and Literature Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a Business, Finance or Economics related subject or an overseas equivalent from a recognised higher education institution
  • OR an equivalent qualification such as ACCA F1-F9
  • OR A minimum of 3 years relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4997 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4997 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9995 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Unit fee: £833*
  • Programme fee: £9,995
*Fees based on 15 credits per unit. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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