MSC CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

AWARDING BODY

The University of Law

STUDY ONLINE

All courses are online.

DURATION & STUDY MODE

Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years)

COURSE STARTING

September 2022
January 2023
May 2023
September 2023
January 2024
May 2024
September 2024

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OVERVIEW

Looking to boost your corporate finance career?

Designed for those looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in corporate or business finance, this one year MSc Corporate Financial Management is delivered by academics with practical experience to ensure that research is melded with relevant real-life application. You will apply theoretical concepts and finance models to real world case studies learning about governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance and performance management. You will gain valuable experience in research within your specialist field through the completion of a dissertation, plus learn presentation, communication, teamwork and critical problem solving skills.

Optional Placement Year

New from September 2022 – all our Master’s courses will have an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. There will be no placement fee charged to students joining in September 2022, however a 20% charge of the full year standard fee will apply from January 2023 onwards.

Why study with us?

  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability

  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course

  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data © HESA 2021 (www.hesa.ac.uk)

 
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COURSE DETAILS

Our MSc Corporate Financial Management degree has been designed for those interested in a future career in banking, personal and corporate finance or as an accountant. It offers an excellent foundation for your career or for further study. We want to ensure that our courses give you the best possible chance of achieving your career ambitions, which is why we have built useful projects and strategies into the programme. As well as gaining a formal qualification, this course allows you to develop sought-after transferable skills and build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers.

We are focused on the student learning experience and want to ensure that our graduates are career ready, with the knowledge, skills and attributes that employers demand. Our teaching staff have extensive practical experience, and you will be taught in small group sizes that encourage a good learning relationship with lecturers.

 

PLACEMENT YEAR

Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

So how does it work?
Having completed the first year of studies, the second year will be spent on placement in employment. Whilst you will be responsible for finding your own placement, you will be fully supported by a Placement Tutor and our dedicated Business Employability Team. Throughout the year, you will receive monthly coaching from a Placement Tutor to help accelerate skills development and self-awareness within a work environment, complementing the knowledge gained from our academic courses, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will be given the opportunity to transfer to the placement version of your MSc within a period during your first year of studies.


Our placement year courses are open to everyone including international students, who can contact our International office for specific advice and guidance.

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND COACHING

All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

 
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COURSE STRUCTURE

Course modules

Up to June 2022

  • Corporate Finance (30 credits)

  • Corporate Reporting (30 credits)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (30 credits)

  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (30 credits)

  • Research Methods and Research Based Outputs (60 credits)


From October 2022

  • Financial Management (15cr)

  • Financial Accounting & Reporting (15cr)

  • Management Accounting (15cr)

  • Corporate Governance (15cr)

  • Corporate. Social Responsibility (15cr)

  • Financial Risk Management (15cr)

  • Mergers. Acquisitions & Integration (15cr)

  • Responsibility of Directors (15cr)

  • Data & Decision Making (15cr)

  • Business Project (45cr)

  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)"

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

What qualifications do you need?

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).

 
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COURSE INFORMATION

Assessment

You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

Structure

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

 

HOW TO APPLY

The transformative learning experiences at ELITE Innovation College Cambridge are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational, social, and emotional situations. Our teachers create a safe and open setting where they can help guide students in exploring information and the world around them.

We follow a high academic standard as a guide for the creativity and leadership of our teachers. Our objectives are not set in stone, with occasional revisions developed in response to industry and educational requirements.

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