24 months
10000 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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This Financial Management programme from The University of Manchester equips you with a deep understanding of the tasks finance professionals undertake, and the skills required for a successful career in finance.


This flexible Financial Management MSc at The University of Manchester introduces you to more sophisticated tools and techniques that finance practitioners regularly exploit in their profession. If you are looking to upskill or for career progression this course will equip you with financial management knowledge and skills sought by organisations worldwide.

You'll gain a deep understanding of the characteristics and functioning of financial markets in a global context and while you do not need to be a finance specialist to take this course, a strong interest in numbers and analytics is important.

You will learn how to:

  • understand the interplay between well-functioning financial markets and successful companies;
  • apply a full range of financial techniques to real-life business situations;
  • search and gather relevant financial information from multiple sources, including companies' annual reports and financial databases;
  • offer data-based solutions to complex and relevant business challenges, such as analysis of financial strategies, selecting valuable investment projects.

Programme Structure

Courses units:

  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Global financial markets and institutions 
  • Data Analysis & Statistical Techniques
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Financial Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Financial Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Business Models and Financial Strategy
  • Group Project

This course is mostly delivered online, allowing you to study flexibly at a pace that suits your own requirements and lifestyle.

You will also participate in four six-day face-to-face workshop, held twice a year in Manchester, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore or Dubai.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, a 1st or 2:1 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by  NARIC .
  • Or A Master's degree or international equivalent from an institution recognised by NARIC .

We expect that most candidates interested in this Master's will have a degree in engineering, mathematics, business, economics, science or other related subjects; however your degree can be in any discipline if you can demonstrate that you have good numeracy and analytical skills.

We can also consider: Excellent candidates with a 2:2 UK Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, with at least one year of relevant professional experience who can demonstrate their suitability and motivation for this Master's course. The degree should be in a relevant subject with good grades in quantitative subjects. An interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

The fee covers your tuition. It does not cover your accommodation and travel costs when attending face-to-face workshops.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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