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Finance (Distance Learning)

University of Leicester

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
5647 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Finance (Distance Learning) at the University of Leicester will develop your understanding of the concepts of finance and the role of financial management in a variety of organisations and sectors.

Overview

You will gain a greater understanding of how finance is central to organisational decision-making by looking at key areas including financial analysis and investment, financial statements, strategic financial management, financial modelling and financial risk management and corporate finance. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest when taking your option modules and dissertation.

As well as gaining a deeper theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance, this degree will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate financial management problems and make sound strategic decisions in your professional role. The skills and knowledge gained during the course will enable you to enhance your career in finance or move into further study and academic work in the area.

By choosing to study by distance learning, you will have the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

Careers and employability

Our finance and economics courses have been developed to match the needs of employers and are highly regarded within business and government, whether national or international. Our courses are both intellectually stimulating and relevant to career needs, a fact endorsed by over 20,000 School of Business graduates from around 100 countries.

By taking the MSc in Finance (Distance Learning) at the University of Leicester, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of corporate finance, financial modelling, accountability, representations and control, financial statements, financial analysis and investment, which will enhance your professional development and career prospects.

Accreditation

AMBA accredited

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Knowledge and Professional Skills
  • Foundations of Financial Analysis and Investment
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Statements: Theory, Practice and Critique
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance and Globalisation (F)
  • Public Finance (F)
  • Alternative Economies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good second class honours degree from a British University, or its equivalent
  • Or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution
  • A relevant graduate level professional qualification alongside substantial relevant work experience
If you do not hold a relevant qualification but have three or more years of substantial work experience in finance then you can be considered for the course based on providing a copy of your CV and a personal statement of 500-1,000 words detailing your suitability and relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5647 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11295 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5647 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11295 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Almost all scholarships, including those offered by the University, offer only partial funding support, usually in the form of a contribution to fees. Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, and competition from well-qualified students is fierce. You also need to plan ahead, so that you can meet the deadlines for scholarship applications. Please note that you cannot apply for University scholarships until you have been offered a place.

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!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Finance (Distance Learning)
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University of Leicester

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