Taught course

Finance and Information Management

Institution
Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Prospective students should hold an undergraduate degree (normally of classification 2:1 or above) or its equivalent, or: Five years relevant work experience, or: Suitable professional qualifications from bodies such as ACCA, CII, CFA, IFS, BCS etc. In some instances those with higher level professional qualifications may be exempt from several taught modules. Such exemptions would be discussed on a case by case basis with the Programme Director.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

​Finance and information management are closely related in practice. Financial decisions and predictions need to be based upon information, information that needs effective management. Often such information is contained in an information system. Finance has been the domain of – and inspiration for - many advances in information management, such as Function Point Analysis and Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method.

The MSc Finance and Information Management has seven core modules: three more concerned with finance; three more concerned with information management; and one in preparation for the self managed elements. Whichever of the self managed elements the student chooses, it must be focused on the interconnection of finance and information management rather than purely finance or information management.

Taught Modules:

• Quantitative Finance
• Capital Markets & Derivatives
• Corporate Finance & Risk
• End User Computing Risk Management
• Business Analysis
• Information Management Software Tools
• Research Methods

Self Managed Elements:

• Dissertation, or:
• Enterprise Project, or:
• Consultancy Project.

Modules are delivered through lectures, tutorials, practical workshops and invited speakers.

Information for international students

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees
www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Chris Parry
Email
cparry@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2041 6378