Taught course

Financial Services Management

Institution
University of Salford · Salford Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Where a student has gained a recognised Honours degree but does not meet the normal entry qualification requirement, they may still be considered for entry if they can demonstrate relevant work experience of a minimum two years duration post study and acceptable level of responsibility. This programme is ideal if you are looking to build a career in the banking, insurance or mortgage industries, or want to pursue one of many other opportunities that exist in this popular and diverse commercial sector. The financial services sector is the UK's largest employer with over one million people working across a variety of industries. Applicant profile: This course offers excellent scope for aspiring and existing managers who want to improve their career development opportunities and employability prospects for a rewarding career in banking and finance. If you want to progress into a senior position in the public, private or third sectors this course will offer you the chance to gain skills which are highly sought by employers across a wide variety of organisations.

Months of entry

January, November, September, July, June, March

Course content

3 good reasons to study Financial Services Management at Salford:

  • A programme that equips you with the necessary theory and skills to work successfully in the rapidly expanding financial services industry
  • Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience
  • Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School

Course Summary

This course offers you an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s most dynamic growth sectors, with relevance to areas including property, transport, shipping insurance, credit cards, wealth management and home and commercial mortgages.

The fast-paced subject of financial services management also offers significant opportunities in banking and finance as these arenas have recognised the need to re-think their strategies. The chance to develop long and profitable client and customer relationships is open to firms which are thinking and acting strategically, by embracing new approaches, working creatively and innovating to effectively manage costs and improve the understanding of individual customer’s needs.

You may also choose to take advantage a blended distance learning opportunity, available through our official partner - Robert Kennedy College - in Zurich, Switzerland.

Information for international students

Normally IELTS 6.5 with no individual element below 5.5, or equivalent recognised Secure English Language Test, (SELT). If the English language qualification is slightly below this level candidates may be able to take one of the many English courses available in the University.

Fees and funding

Fees 2015-16

Type of Study Fee Full-time £6,995 Part-time £1,295 per 30 credits Full-time International MSc £11,995; PgDip £8,195; PgCert £4,195 Full-time PgDip £4,695 Full-time PgCert £2,495

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Full-time £7,500 Part-time £1,250 per 30 credits Full-time International £13,300, part-time £2,217 per 30 credits Full-time PgDip £5,000 Full-time PgCert £2,500

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646