Finance and Management, M.Sc.

Finance and Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

This highly respected masters degree programme has been developed in response to industry demands for dynamic graduates who can combine expertise in financial management with the ability to implement effective business management strategies across organisations of any size.

Taught with a genuine industry focus by professionals and leading researchers from the fields of financial management and business management, this programme will open up many new career opportunities.

Whether you come from a relevant honours degree or an industry position in finance or business this programme will meet your ambition and equip you with a wealth of globally attractive and highly employable qualities.

This programme offered by Heriot-Watt University will improve your confidence, communication, creativity and fine-tune your team work and organisational skills. Group work and classroom discussion will give you insights into the working practices and perspectives of many different cultures and prepare you for a global career where you will work with colleagues from all over the world.

MSc Finance and Management includes a bespoke range of courses which will equip you with highly employable expertise across crucial areas of financial management and business management, specifically:

  • Project management
  • Financial research
  • Financial analysis
  • Portfolio management
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate market analysis
  • Business strategy

Gaining up-to-date expertise across these areas will put you in the position to succeed in roles such as financial analyst, investment banker, financial consultant and corporate finance specialist in highly lucrative areas such as asset management, corporate finance and banking.

The blend of skills and qualities developed through MSc Finance and Management can also be applied to managerial positions in small businesses where proper control of corporate finances is essential or to larger businesses and public sector organisations where financial management can play a critical role in defining organisational success.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Emerging Financial Markets
  • Project Management
  • Research Methods

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • More details: There is no official deadline for postgraduate applications,we accept them right up until the beginning of term.
                    • Programme intensity

                      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                      Full-time
                      • Full-time duration 12 months
                      Part-time
                      • Average part-time duration 24 months
                    • Credits
                      180 alternative credits
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus

                    English Language Requirements

                    You only need to take one of these language tests:

                    • Minimum required score:

                      90

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                    • Minimum required score:

                      6.5

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                    • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                      176

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                      Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                    • Minimum required score:

                      58

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                    Academic Requirements

                    Entry requirements
                    • A good Honours degree (first or second class), or its non-UK equivalent, in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.
                    • Work or project experience in the area of finance or management will be of further advantage.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International Applies to you

                      15120 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 15120 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                    • EU/EEA Applies to you

                      6960 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 6960 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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                    Living costs for Edinburgh

                    • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
                      Living Costs

                    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                    Funding

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