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MSc-Postgraduate Diploma in Finance by Distance Learning - Online
To equip students with current and emerging financial theories and techniques, and the practices of a finance professional. It endeavours to provide a stimulating and intellectually demanding environment, in which students are encouraged to engage with both the professional and academic literature and practices. The course aims to prepare students for senior financial management positions in both public and private sector organisations, and to deal with the demands of complex and rapidly changing contexts.
Entry requirements A good second class honours degree from a British university or its equivalent; or a relevant graduate level professional qualification; or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution.
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Finance
-Foundations of Knowledge and Professional Skills
-Foundations of Financial Analysis and Investment
-Financial Statements: Theory, Practice, Critique
-Strategic Financial Management
-Financial Risk Management
Option modules (two from the following – subject to availability):
-Business Process Re-engineering
-Public Services Management
-Managing IT and Information Systems
-Strategic Management of Technology
-Business in the European Union
-Competitive Marketing Strategy
-Business-to-Business Marketing and Supply Chain Management
-New Venture Strategies
-A Critical Enquiry into Consultancy
-Critical Perspectives on Corporations and Consumers
-Critical Approaches to HRM
-The Future of Work
-Marketing of Services
-Fixing Futures: Trading and Other Narratives
-Accounting Representations: Public and Private Sector
-Consumption, Society and Culture
-Shakespeare and Management
Teaching and assessment methods
A mixture of teaching methods is used, including lectures, group work, case study analysis, guided reading, web board interaction and video-conferencing. Student performance is assessed through both assignments and examinations.