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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Finance

The Open University UK

12 months
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4520 GBP/year
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About

This Finance course at The Open University UK is designed to support professional development and practice in a wide range of roles in finance – whether you are developing in your career or aspiring to enter the sector.

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Overview

This Finance course at The Open University UK  is applicable to roles in areas such as investment banking, portfolio management, corporate finance, treasury, law and consultancy. It provides a thorough grounding in corporate finance, financial decision-making, financial reporting and governance. You will learn to undertake company and project valuations, and to estimate the cost of capital; and you will be introduced to Islamic finance and behavioural finance. 

Key features of the course

  • Provides an up-to-date perspective on both theory and practice in national and international contexts
  • Learn and apply the most important tools for financial analysis and decision support in corporations, financial institutions and other organisations 
  • Develop expertise in key areas of finance such as securities and company valuation, project appraisal, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and Islamic finance  
  • Develops your digital literacy skills and critical thinking 

The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial strategy: valuation, governance and ethics 
  • Corporate finance 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold a bachelors degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent. Please contact us if you hold a qualification that you believe is an equivalent level to a UK degree to ensure that it meets the requirements for admission. 

  • Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum score of 6.5 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • You should possess a good working knowledge of maths and be confident with spreadsheets. It would be advisable to self-assess your level of maths before registering for this qualification. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4520 GBP/year
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  • National

    4520 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4520 GBP per year during 12 months.

Funding

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