Course SummaryDescription

Our twelve months, complete-time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and know-how to achieve enterprise.

Across all sectors and at all ranges of commercial enterprise, financial control is essential to the fulfillment of firms. By analyzing our MSc Management (Finance), you may construct your information and understanding in this place, providing you with a robust platform from which to release a career in control with a particular monetary attention.

The programme consists of a fixed of center and non-obligatory modules, culminating in a practice- primarily based enterprise mission or a studies-based dissertation.

Core and non-compulsory modules:

You will examine:

  • Business Economics and Accounting
  • Corporate Finance for Managers
  • Financial Management
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategy

You will then choose elective modules. The listing of modules may also vary from 12 months to year, however has normally protected Employee Reward Strategy, Corporate Governance, Decision Making and Business Modelling, Global Business, East Asian Business and Management and Mergers and Acquisitions.


In the 1/3 time period, you may carry out an authentic studies challenge. This may be an unbiased piece of labor or, as an alternative, you could determine to increase a more carried out challenge with the best agency. Supervised through a college member with applicable revel in, you’ll inspect in greater detail a subject which you’ve already studied as part of your programme. This is an opportunity in an effort to expand your enterprise insight and present your evaluation and ideas in a scholarly and expert manner.

Adding to your enjoy

International Experience

Our strong worldwide elective activities are an imperative a part of the programme and intention at presenting you with the experiential studying had to acquire an inside attitude of running globally.

International Study Tours

During the International Study Tours, organizations of students go to at the least one European destination (e.g. Geneva, Mannheim, Dublin) for around every week; a few (e.g. Geneva) are provided as electives, others as a part of wider enjoy.  These partly self-funded aggressive activities offer you with an opportunity to go to a sequence of prestigious worldwide companies and to analyse them the usage of a dependent studying approach. As such the International Study tours are designed to expose you to the demanding situations of worldwide business, assist you are making new contacts, and equip you with the worldwide focus needed to stand out in a competitive process market.  All of this while having a laugh!

Covid-19: As the fitness and nicely-being of our students is our predominant precedence opportunities to travel to international places might not be capable of happen. If in addition or persisted government regulations necessitate, we can supply those essential global gaining knowledge of reports simply.

Summer Schools

During the summer season you will be capable to take part in a summer time school at one in all our international community of university and enterprise companions, e.g. Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, Kedge in France, and CUFE in China.  These partly self-funded competitive sports, generally one week-long extensive publications, cover a extensive range of subjects and goal to supplement the know-how you acquire at some stage in a while in Durham at the same time as contextualising it in an international setting.

Dissertation Abroad

During the dissertation overseas (for which in some instances there is Erasmus funding available) you will be capable of adopt element or all of your dissertation/enterprise mission in one among our partner institutions. 

Practitioner Insights

An integral a part of the programme is the engagement with the sector of exercise.  Across most modules you may hear without delay from visitor speakers who exercise what we train.  In addition for your lectures, you may listen from consultants on the consulting modules, entrepreneurs and social media analysts on the advertising modules, leadership professionals at the human useful resource management module, operations / supply chain managers at the supply chain management modules and marketers at the entrepreneurship modules.  Examples of enterprises who have contributed to the programme in the past encompass: IBM, Caterpillar, PWC, P&G, Atom Bank, Ford Engineering Group and Th_nk.

Dragons’ Den and Blueprint

You can grow to be your very own boss on our programme. The School’s historical past as a centre of knowledge in entrepreneurship is contemplated in competitions looking for thoughts for brand spanking new organizations. Students on the Masters programme compete to win the School’s Dragon’s Den-fashion opposition to pitch for investment, in addition to the University’s Blueprint competition.