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Master of Science

MSc Corporate Financial Management Online

Establish your career in corporate finance and get ahead of the competition.

Designed for those looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in corporate or business finance, our business Master’s course has a strong focus on maximising your future employability. The course modules are structured with an emphasis on meeting industry needs while also enabling you to develop your professional skills. If you have a numerical background and an interest in developing in depth specialist knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, this is the course for you.

This business Master's degree is available to study on-campus or online as a full-time course (1 year) or with Professional Practice Year (2 years), or part-time (2 years).

Why Online?

Got questions about online study? Our Online Programmes Director, Navdeep Chouhan, answers some frequently asked questions about studying online with us.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above UK undergraduate degree

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Entry requirements

Duration options

12 months (full-time)

21 months (part-time)

Next start date

September 2024

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You can apply directly with The University of Law Business School to study one of our online courses.

 

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Decide how to put your skills into practice and gain valuable business experience to increase your employment opportunities with our Professional Practice Year.

Course Details

MSc Corporate Financial Management Online

Our online Master’s in Corporate Financial Management offers an excellent foundation for your finance career. We want to ensure that our courses give you the best possible chance of achieving your career ambitions, which is why we have built useful projects and strategies into the programme. You will apply theoretical concepts and finance models to real world case studies, covering topics such as governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance, and performance management.

We are focused on your learning experience, and this course is taught with a strong practical focus. As well as gaining a formal qualification, you will also develop your professional skills and improve your future employability.

Enjoy Flexibility – studying at our online campus gives you the opportunity to work at your own pace and around your other commitments, within given deadlines, and at your preferred time of day, with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus.

Our programmes will save you the time and money on commuting to and from campus and allow you to study anywhere, across devices, however you can be reassured that the course won’t be compromised on quality or be less demanding than our on campus courses.

NEW MSc Corporate Financial Management Online with Professional Practice*

This course is offered as a 2-year full-time business master’s programme. Sharing the first year of study with the 1-year MSc Corporate Financial Management Online, the 2-year programme benefits from a second year of Professional Practice that is specifically aimed at fostering the employment opportunities of students.

Offering greater flexibility than a traditional Placement Year, our Professional Practice Year allows you to decide how to put your skills into practice. Choose between an academic dissertation, business plan, business or consultancy project, or a paid placement in industry, depending on the option that is best suited to your future career path. Apply now.

Why study a Business Master’s degree with us?

  • A professional Careers and Employability Service: from day one to beyond graduation, we'll help you become more employable with support from our expert employability service and careers advisers.
  • CPD-accredited Professional Development Module: our 1:1 coaching will ensure you develop the professional and leadership skills you need to succeed in business.
  • Quality of teaching: you'll work on real-life case studies, taught by business specialists with industry expertise in corporate financial management.
  • Help to support your tuition fees: we have business scholarships and bursaries and can guide you on postgraduate fees and funding.
  • Amount of support: Our range of student advisors and academic coaches, support apps and student support services help our domestic and international students.
  • Flexible course format: Study full-time, part-time, on-campus or 100% online with a learning model that encourages independent and deep learning, shared modules for greater networking and clear time demands.

(*subject to approval)

Upcoming Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for our June 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 7th June 2024
  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Our June intake is now closed. Applications are open for September 2024 and the deadline to submit your application is Monday 29 July 2024.

Course Structure

This course is available full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). For full-time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for part-time 30 credits each semester.

  • Financial Management (15 credits)
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting (15 credits)
  • Management Accounting (15 credits)
  • Corporate Governance (15 credits)
  • Corporate. Social Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Financial Risk Management (15 credits)
  • Mergers. Acquisitions & Integration (15 credits)
  • Responsibility of Directors (15 credits)
  • Data & Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our CPD-accredited Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.

This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Corporate Financial Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Corporate Financial Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online
  • MSc Corporate Financial Management
    • Full-time: Online
    • Part-time: Online

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Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at one of our Business School campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.

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Assessment for our online programmes are designed to meet the academic and professional learning outcomes for each module. You can expect to prepare for and receive feedback on seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as assignments, projects, and exams. You are also particularly required to partake in group work and group assessments with their peers, which will form part of your summative grade.

 

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Students will study for one year full-time or two years part-time, divided into three semesters of 13 weeks. Typically, full-time students will study 4 modules per semester and part-time students will study 2 modules per semester.
Students will also work on a CPD-accredited Professional Development Module throughout all 3 semesters.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University.

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2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Online: £11,300 (or £10,550 for those eligible for our £750 International Bursary*)

2 Year Programme with Professional Practice
Online: £12,450 (or £11,700 for those eligible for our £750 International Bursary*)

*Terms and Conditions apply


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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