University of Huddersfield - Finance MSc

University of Huddersfield

Finance MSc

This course is an ideal progression route for those aiming to pursue a career in corporate finance and financial management. The course will enable you to develop your understanding, and critically evaluate the theories affecting financial management, corporate organisations and capital markets and the important issues facing financial and economic systems.

The course will help you develop your understanding and critical evaluation of the theories affecting financial management, corporate organisations and capital markets and the important issues facing financial and economic systems. The course has a strong focus on enhancing your management opportunities in areas such as corporate finance departments and finance related roles in the wider finance industry.

The programme is supported with our new state-of-the-art Trading Room which is equipped with professional software, providing up-to-date market data and financial analysis tools giving students a feel for how real investment decisions are made in industry and to learn how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data. The Trading Room will give you an opportunity to experience what it is like to work in the financial industry, thus enhancing your experience and employability.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Accountancy, Finance, Business or Economics. Or an appropriate professional qualification from a Consultive Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) approved professional accountancy body.

  • Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered individually.

  •  The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Career Prospects

Whether you’re progressing from education or currently working within the industry, our postgraduate courses aim to provide you with the required knowledge, skills and experience; as well as challenge your approach to complex situations. By providing practical project experience, team working opportunities and specialist knowledge of your chosen pathway, we can help develop your ability to work collaboratively and apply theory to real-life situations.

Career options cover the breadth of accounting and finance activity. For example, recent graduates are now working as accountants, financial planners, financial service consultants and accounting instructors, in companies such as IBM, Sainsbury’s, The Coca Cola Company and SABIS

Course Details


Principles of Finance
Investment and Portfolio Management
Financial Reporting and Company Performance
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
International Finance
The Global Professional

Option Modules

Managing Employee Relations
Intelligent Business Information Systems
Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader
Global Business and Human Rights
Management Accounting
Managing Sustainable Challenges

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