M.Sc. Online

Financial Management

Heriot-Watt University

48 months
1190 GBP/module
1190 GBP/module
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Designed to impart specialist knowledge of the foundations and dynamic nature of finance, the MSc Financial Management programme at Heriot-Watt University helps students make a vital contribution to the financial strength of their business.


Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s online MSc Financial Management programme has been designed to give financial professionals the ability to make a crucial contribution where it matters most in business, at the bottom line. 


  • It provides a wide-ranging understanding of financial techniques and their application – but does not require a high-level mathematical  understanding of finance theories.
  • You will engage in a specialist study of the key areas of: corporate finance, mergers, investments, derivatives, credit risk and risk management. The knowledge you gain can be applied in practical ways. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Financial Decision Making
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. 
  • Students whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency. Alternatively, formal entry can still be gained by passing three MSc courses, Financial Decision Making and two other mandatory courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1190 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 GBP per module during 48 months.
  • National

    1190 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 GBP per module during 48 months.


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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