Finance and Management MSc

5.0
6 reviews
  • As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
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  • As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
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  • I would strongly suggest to give a try to the things out. It is simply amazing. I am in my second year and I had such amazing friends to enjoy, great clubs and socities to hangout.
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Master

In Loughborough

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Description

  • Type

    Master

  • Location

    Loughborough

Overview
Our MSc Finance and Management programme is designed to fast-track the careers of graduates from non-finance backgrounds who want to pursue a career in financial management for commercial and non-commercial organisations.
Successful modern organisations depend upon effective decision makers who are equipped with core skills in business, finance and management. Underpinned by the latest research and commercial best practice, our MSc Finance and Management programme will prepare you for the ever changing nature of today's business environment.
MSc Finance and Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); the world's largest body of management accountants. It offers at least 6 exemptions from CIMA's professional examinations. This is strong recognition of the professional relevance of this programme for students wishing to work in the Finance function of a business or multinational organisation.‌

You will develop an understanding of business and management by studying across a range of areas, including marketing, HR, accounting, strategic management and, in particular, finance. Your financial knowledge and skills will be further developed within accounting and finance modules.
You will benefit from the expertise of our renowned research-active academics, to help you develop your knowledge and analytical skills in finance-relevant fields, and ensure that you will graduate with the essential skills sought by employers.
What makes this programme different?
Study a range of areas, including marketing, HR and accounting
Taught by renowned, research-active academics
Scholarships available for the best candidates.
Study at Top-10 UK University
6th for Finance and Accounting (The Times and Sunday Times University League 2019)
5th for Business Studies (The Times and Sunday Times University League 2019)
Who should study this programme?

Facilities

Location

Start date

Loughborough (Leicestershire)
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Loughborough University, LE11 3TU

Start date

On request

About this course

Your personal and professional development Future career prospects Graduates are employed in a wide range of financial, management and accountancy roles. Graduate destinations Recent graduate destinations include: Axis – Greece, Trader Forensic Science Service, Forensic Analyst GFI, Broker HSBC, Bank Management Trainee Howden Risk Partners, Account Executive Royal Bank of Scotland, Chartered Accountant Santander, Business Analyst Phones 4 U, Finance Graduate Programme Your personal development As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting you with your personal and professional development, all our Business and Economics postgraduate students have the opportunity to attend an impressive range of extra-curricular masterclasses and public lectures – all on campus and free of charge. Furthermore, on successful completion of this programme, you should be able to demonstrate knowledge and holistic understanding of: The internal aspects, functions, processes and financing of organisations - including their diverse nature, purposes, structures, governance, operations and management, together with the individual and corporate behaviours and cultures which exist within and between organisations and their influence on the external context they operate in; The external context in which organisations operate - including economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological factors, together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the strategy, behaviour and management of organisations; How organisations are managed and financially controlled - including the various processes, procedures and practices for effective leadership and management of organisations with regard to relevant theories, models, frameworks, tasks and roles of management together with rational analysis and other processes of decision making within organisations and in relation to the external context.

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Reviews

5.0
excellent
  • As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
    |
  • As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
    |
  • I would strongly suggest to give a try to the things out. It is simply amazing. I am in my second year and I had such amazing friends to enjoy, great clubs and socities to hangout.
    |
100%
4.9
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Student

5.0
28/07/2018
What I would highlight: As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
28/07/2018
What I would highlight: As a student life is good here.There are however major issues namely lectures of courses are not interesting,infact they are boring.We do not have choice of modules therefore are forced to attend lectures which are irrelevant.Hence it is advisable to be associated with business school to overcome these issues.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
27/03/2018
What I would highlight: I would strongly suggest to give a try to the things out. It is simply amazing. I am in my second year and I had such amazing friends to enjoy, great clubs and socities to hangout.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
13/03/2018
What I would highlight: Loughborough is a tremendous campus with all amenities like games offices ,rec centers & sports facilities. Lot of opportunities with wide range of exercises is their for everybody.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
02/03/2018
What I would highlight: I am happy to make such a decision to study at Loughborough University.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Annonymous

5.0
12/02/2018
What I would highlight: The facilities and opportunities provided are amazing, the student experience is incredible.
What could be improved: -
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2019

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Subjects

  • Derivatives
  • Accountants
  • Resource Management
  • Employability
  • Global
  • Retail Management
  • Marketing
  • Governance
  • Forecasting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Environment
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Retail
  • IELTS
  • Financial Management
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • International
  • Accounting MBA
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • University
  • Financial Training
  • IT Management
  • Skills and Training

Course programme

What you'll study

  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Summer

Semester 1

Accounting and Performance Measurement (15 credits)

Accounting and Performance Measurement (15 credits)

This module helps students develop technical and analytical skills in the accounting and financial management areas. Students would benefit from learning about the financial practices of business and how these influence other functional areas, such as in performance measurement.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Foundations of Corporate Finance (15 credits)

Foundations of Corporate Finance (15 credits)

This modules helps students gain a better understanding in the corporate finance roles and functions of commercial firms. Students would also benefit from gaining an understanding on issues such as the valuation of firms from the perspective of shareholders.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Human Resource Management (15 credits)

Human Resource Management (15 credits)

This module describes the philosophy and principles of Human Resource Management and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of some key techniques for managing people. Students would benefit from gaining knowledge on some key contemporary issues in relation to HRM. Students would also have the opportunity to conduct research using a range of data sources to analyse people management activities in work organisations.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Marketing in the Organisation (15 credits)

Marketing in the Organisation (15 credits)

This module examines the principles of marketing, from theoretical and practical perspectives, which enables students to develop understanding of applied marketing and build a solid foundation for tackling future marketing modules.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 50% coursework / 50% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Personal Development for Study and Employability - 15 credits

Personal Development for Study and Employability - 15 credits

Semesters 1 and 2 (totalling 15 credits)

This module aims to develop students’ study skills at the postgraduate level to enhance their learning in their current programme and enhance their personal skills and attributes to prepare them for employment in the current global business environment.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% coursework, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

*Students with significant knowledge of ‘Human Resource Management’ or ‘Marketing in the Organisation’ may substitute the module with another available module

Semester 2

Corporate and Wholesale Finance (15 credits)

Corporate and Wholesale Finance (15 credits)

The module helps students to develop an awareness of the evolution and strategic development of wholesale banking and finance. Students would also benefit from learning the different financing from the capital and financial markets. Students would also learn about securitisation and the dynamics of wholesale corporate finance, syndicated lending and the euro-note facilities.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Financial Theory and Policy (15 credits)

Financial Theory and Policy (15 credits)

This module helps students to develop a broad understanding of financial theory, including financial investments, securities, capital markets and the way in which financial risks and returns are measured and managed. Students would also benefit from learning about other financial market issues such as asset pricing and informational efficiency of the market.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

International Financial Management (15 credits)

International Financial Management (15 credits)

This module gives students and overview of international financial environment including the foreign exchange theory and the management of foreign exchange exposure and political risk. Students would also benefit from learning applying financing, cost of capital and capital structure decision in the international business context.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Personal Development for Study and Employability - 15 credits

Personal Development for Study and Employability - 15 credits

Semesters 1 and 2 (totalling 15 credits)

This module aims to develop students’ study skills at the postgraduate level to enhance their learning in their current programme and enhance their personal skills and attributes to prepare them for employment in the current global business environment.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% coursework, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Optional modules (choose one):

Business Environment Analysis (15 credits)

Business Environment Analysis (15 credits)

This module introduces students to structured approaches for analysing industries and organisations. Students will learn how to use a range of frameworks for analysing and assessing the effects of the industry environment on firms.

Assessment

Typically this module is assessed by 90% coursework and 10% presentation, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Business Economics

Business Economics

This module gives students an overview of the economic theory to explain and analyse the behaviour of consumers, organisations and the economy in general. Students would benefit from learning about how economic theory can be used to help management decision making and applying them to real-life situations.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 25% coursework / 75% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Business Forecasting

Business Forecasting

This module introduces to students various approaches to Business Forecasting and explores their use in practice with standard packages and tools. Students would benefit from developing skills essential for applying to forecasting methods and in different business situations.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 50% coursework / 50% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Services and Retail Management

Services and Retail Management

This module introduces students to key aspects concerned with services and retail management. Students would benefit from developing and applying skills in obtaining, analysing and critically evaluating information from a variety of sources (including publicly available material) to help with providing critical insight and critically appraise the way in which this theory can be practically applied in the service sector.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 50% coursework / 50% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

This module introduces students to a range of issues affecting small and medium-sized enterprises. Students would benefit from developing skills to analyse the competitive position and critical success factors of a business, including the effects of government policy and availability of funding.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Summer

Compulsory modules

Current Issues in Finance (15 credits)

Current Issues in Finance (15 credits)

This module focuses on topical financial trends affecting today’s marketplace. Students would benefit from learning about selected contemporary topics in finance including the evaluation of financial information to help in assessing portfolio performance and applying relevant tools in financial decision making.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Global Strategic Management (15 credits)

Global Strategic Management (15 credits)

This module aims to develop students’ critical understanding of the concepts involved in global strategic management and its application in the private and public sectors. It focuses on developing students’ skills in the area of strategic analysis, evaluation of strategic options, and implementation of strategy.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% coursework, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Optional modules (choose one):

Financial Derivatives (15 credits)

Financial Derivatives (15 credits)

This module gives students an overview on the use of options, futures and other derivative instruments and their application in financial management. Students would benefit from developing skills in applying relevant risk hedging tools involving derivatives, gaining and understanding on how these instruments are used and appropriately priced.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% exam, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Corporate Governance and Responsibility (15 credits)

Corporate Governance and Responsibility (15 credits)

This module reviews the theories of corporate governance, regulation of corporate governance and boards of directors. It also discusses issues underlying ownership and control within a corporation, such as executive remuneration, accountability and corporate social responsibility and other international aspects of corporate governance.

Assessment: Typically this module is assessed by 100% coursework, although the university reserves the right to alter this.

Finance and Management MSc

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