University of Chester - International Finance MSc

University of Chester

International Finance MSc

Understanding the principles and practices of financial management enables an aspiring or developing manager to make better quality decisions, enabling the potential for improved personal and organizational performance. This course develops an in-depth understanding of the financial tools, techniques, and controls available, and the ability to apply this understanding in the workplace.

Why study this course with us?

Our course will introduce you to financial tools and techniques to enhance your knowledge. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get many opportunities to understand how to manage and make management decisions.

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of financial management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class so that you can gradually learn to form, express, and defend your own opinions.

Guest speakers from the industry are also invited into class to share their experiences with you, enabling you to appreciate the real-world application of academic theory. In association with the course, there are opportunities for you to apply for an internship.

Entry Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above.  




    6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

  • PTE 

    65 overall (Min. 59 in each sub-skill)

Career Prospects

The MSc in International Finance offers global career opportunities in banking, manufacturing, leisure, local and national government, and the not-for-profit sector. The University of Chester's Careers and Employability service offers various employability-enhancing experiences, including curriculum, employer contact, tailored group sessions, individual information, advice, and guidance. The service is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed, and tailored to personal goals, enabling students to develop as individuals and contribute to their communities. It provides access to part-time jobs, extra-curricular workshops, and practical assistance with career planning, including CVs, applications, and mock interviews. Group sessions on career planning are also provided within each course. Students and graduates can use these services free of charge for up to two years after graduation.

Career opportunities after completing International Finance MSc

  • Financial Accountant.

  • Financial Analyst.

  • Financial Advisor.

  • Investment Banker.

  • Stockbroker.

  • Management Consultant.

  • Actuary.

  • Venture Capitalist


Course Details

Our modules focus on financial aspects of management, and include corporate finance and financial risk management. The 

Management Research Project


module will enable you to research in depth a practical topic of interest to you. The focus is very much on the practical application of your knowledge and understanding, which should help you to make a significant contribution to a future employer.

Course Modules

Core Modules
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance and Ethics
Financial Risk Management
Management Research Methods
Quantitative Techniques for Financial Analysis
Strategic Financial Management
Optional Modules
Case Study in Context
Management Research Project
New Business Development Proposal

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