Management and Finance
(MSc) Management and Finance
Entry for 2011
This course is set at Level 7 (Masters) in the national Framework for Higher Education Qualifications.
The programme will provide students with an advanced knowledge of the principles of management and finance through both practical applications and challenging theory. Students willl develop comprehensive skills and knowledge of the different management styles across cultures.
The finance component of the programme aims to develop skills relevant to the study of the financial environment, including an understanding of financial markets and in depth assessment eith of financial institutions or of financial reporting, and provides the appropriate theoretical framework to analyse and understand contemporary problems in financial analysis. Students will also develop their ability to undertake independent analysis of a range of issues in business finance and management strategy.
Course Learning Outcomes
At the end of the programme, a successful student will be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
Demonstrate a systematic and conceptual understanding of traditional and advanced approaches to management and finance
A critical evaluation of traditional and advanced approaches to management and finance as well as current problems and/or new insights at the forefront of the field
Demonstrate self-direction and originality in applying management and financial principles under conditions of complexity and uncertainty
Demonstrate the ability to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them, and where appropriate to propose new hypotheses
Apply methods of management and finance systematically and make sound professional judgements, and communicate this clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
Demonstrate originality, self-direction and autonomy in planning and implementing business appraisals . These include team/group working, resource and risk management, IT skills, the ability to interpret and manipulate numerical data, presentation skills, writing skills.
Course learning outcomes
demonstrate a systematic understanding of theory and applications in financial studies and business and management
demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate theory and method in financial appraisal and business management, and a detailed understanding of current problems and new insights at the forefront of the field of study
demonstrate the ability to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them, and where appropriate to propose new hypotheses
systematically apply financial computation and business judgment , and communicate clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
demonstrate originality, self-direction and autonomy in financial and business appraisal. These skills include team working, resource management, competencies in IT, the ability to interpret and manipulate numerical data, presentation skills and writing skills.
Full-time course composition
|1||Autumn Term||2 of these options||Accounting and Finance for Managers (733N1)||15||7|
|Global Business (734N1)||15||7|
|Marketing Management (883N1)||15||7|
|Core||Corporate and International Finance (831L1)||20||7|
|Core||Financial Markets and Financial Instruments (880N1)||15||7|
|Core||Institutions in the Global Financial Market (738N1)||15||7|
|Postgraduate Academic Year||Core||Research Methods (725N1)||15||7|
|Spring and Summer Terms||Core||Business Analysis Report (874N1)||30||7|
|Spring Term||4 of these options||Banking and Financial Institutions (737N1)||15||7|
|Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (875N1)||15||7|
|Entrepreneurial Finance (731N1)||15||7|
|Financial Derivatives (894N1)||15||7|
|Global Marketing Management (736N1)||15||7|
|International Accounting and Financial Reporting (871N1)||15||7|
|International Entrepreneurship (721N1)||15||7|
|Management Accounting & Control (895N1)||15||7|
|Multinational Financial Management (896N1)||15||7|
Part-time course composition
Please note that the University will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver courses and modules in accordance with the descriptions set out here. However, the University keeps its courses and modules under review with the aim of enhancing quality. Some changes may therefore be made to the form or content of courses or modules shown as part of the normal process of curriculum management.
The University reserves the right to make changes to the contents or methods of delivery of, or to discontinue, merge or combine modules, if such action is reasonably considered necessary by the University. If there are not sufficient student numbers to make a module viable, the University reserves the right to cancel such a module. If the University withdraws or discontinues a module, it will use its reasonable endeavours to provide a suitable alternative module.