The University of Leicester MSc. Finance course is for those wishing to reach the pinnacle of their finance career and will enable you to deal with complex financial issues and handle them effectively.
The learning objectives of the University of Leicester MSc. Finance course is to provide course participants with:
-A thorough understanding of the concepts of finance and the role of financial management in a variety of organisations – industrial, commercial, public sector and not-for-profit,
-An appreciation of finance in a strategic sense. Specifically, a stimulating and intellectually challenging management development programme, along with a rigorous education in the concepts and techniques of financial management.
-Anopportunity to advance your career in finance whilst offering scope to pursue academic work in this area.
Module 1: Foundations of Financial Analysis
Module 2: Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
Module 3: Financial Modelling
Module 4: Corporate Finance
Module 5: Strategic Financial Management
Module 6: Public Finance
Module 7: International Finance
Module 8: Risk Management
Module 9: Current Topics in Finance
Research Methodology and The Project
After reviewing a range of alternative research methods you will undertake a research project, which will provide you with an opportunity to examine, in depth, a topic or problem of particular relevance to your own interests and work. The research project has the potential of providing your organisation with the benefits of a piece of internal consultancy. The project will be of 12,000 - 15,000 words in length. You will be expected to demonstrate:
- Initiative and capacity for setting up the problem in a tractable form,
- An understanding of research methods,
- Application of relevant analytical and problem solving skills,
- Logical argument and clear report writing.
- The Leicester MSc. Finance is a very flexible programme since it gives the opportunity to all course participates to make compatible both their studies and professional activities through Distance learning and getting the same benefits. Course participants are given a minimum of 24 months and a maximum of 60 months to complete the programme. They decide on the rhythm of their studies…
- Course participants can visit their university once a year (every year in August) during the summer school where several seminars, lectures and cultural activities are organised in the University of Leicester campus within an international and intercultural environment.