You will normally be expected to hold a relevant degree from a recognised university or from an equivalent awarding institution at upper second class honours level or above. Alternatively, you may possess a relevant first degree of at least lower second-class honours level combined with a relevant professional qualification or relevant professional experience of at least two years. Those without a first degree may qualify for entry to the programme on the basis of considerable relevant work experience normally comprising at least five years at managerial or equivalent level which would be subject to scrutiny by the programme team. International candidates would normally be expected to possess one of the above entry qualifications and be able to demonstrate a standard of English with an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5.
Months of entry
The Liverpool Business School provides professionals with the space and academic expertise required for dedicated and specialised development. We provide close links to professional bodies and you will learn how to strategically apply fiscal decisions that create the best commercial outcomes.
- Masters degree available to study full time (one year) and part time (two years)
- This degree is recognised by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
- Tutors have expertise in a variety of financial management disciplines
- Ideal preparation for a range of careers within the finance profession
- Suitable for graduates who have no knowledge of finance but want to develop a career in the sector
- Learn to think strategically about finance with an emphasis on research and critical analysis
The MSc Financial Management has been designed for those wishing to pursue a career in diverse financial or accounting sectors. In every arena, the effective financial management of funds enables businesses to operate successfully, achieve and supersede their set goals.
The overall aim of the MSc Financial Management programme is to produce postgraduates who are able to make a valid and meaningful contribution within the field of finance. This will be achieved by exposing you to the current theories, concepts and developments within this discipline and by doing so, you will become competent and thoughtful practitioners.
This intellectually challenging programme of study will focus on current issues, themes and applications within the field of finance and financial management, and your analytical, critical and problem solving skills will be extended through the academic evaluation of literature and current financial practices.
You will have the opportunity to develop your practical skills through case studies and worldwide events, by applying financial and management knowledge to improve organisational effectiveness and efficiency. You will cover topics including quantitative methods for finance, financial markets and institutions, strategic management, corporate finance and the globalisation of finance to name but a few.
Furthermore, you will undertake in-depth research in various industries, through completion of a range of assessments and a dissertation. This real-world focus will provide immediate value to your present and future employers.
Information for international students
LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.
Fees and funding
Please contact the Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at APSadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5175
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- 0151 231 5090