Course Content

The programme incorporates of a taught element, really worth a hundred and forty credits and a very last compulsory non-taught Dissertation well worth forty credits. The MSc will be offered on a hit final touch of the one hundred eighty credits.

The taught detail of the programme is added over semesters, in which each taught module is really worth 20 credits. The taught modules to be finished are:

Compulsory Taught Modules:

  • Corporate Finance & Risk (20 credits)
  • Current Issues in Accounting, Banking, Economics and Finance (20 credits)
  • Management of Finance (20 credit)
  • Quantitative Finance (20 credit)
  • Research Methods (20 credit)

Optional Taught Modules (2 modules from the following):

  • Strategic Business Leader (20 credit)(obligatory module for MSc Financial Management (Strategic Management) pathway)
  • Capital Markets & Derivatives (20 credits)
  • Finance of International Business (20 credits)
  • Global Business Strategy (20 credit)
  • Innovation and Risk Management (20 credits)
  • International Political Economy (20 credits)
  • Islamic Investment Banking (20 credit)
  • Management of Mega and Complex Projects (20 credit)
  • Principles of Islamic Finance (20 credits)
  • Professional Work Experience (20 credits)
  • Project Management Theory & Practice (20 credits)
  • Wealth Management (20 credit)

Compulsory Dissertation (40 credit)


Students may additionally prefer to adopt a specialism, analyzing optionally available topics in the identical area. The programme gives several pathways for college students wishing to have their specialisms noted, and these include:

MSc Financial Management (Islamic Finance)

MSc Financial Management (Strategic Management)

MSc Financial Management (International Finance)

MSc Financial Management (Project Management)

Learning & Teaching

You will be taught through academically certified and enthusiastic personnel with studies and consultancy enjoy and links to enterprise. Your excessive best gaining knowledge of experience contains lectures and discussions supported by using organization work, shows, statistical computer labs and case studies. All modules also are supported by way of Moodle, the digital gaining knowledge of surroundings.


The professional world our successful graduates are aiming to go into are searching for college students which might be able to conduct beneficial studies, suppose significantly approximately that studies and practice to complicated issues – this ,inter alia, necessitates effective use of current ICT and the potential to utilise knowledge effectively. Particularly within this area graduates will be predicted to expose top notch quantitative abilties. These college students could be assumed to manner effective -manner communique abilties and be cushty and powerful in self-controlled and team environments.

The formative and summative assessments vital to expand, hone and show off these abilties are, of necessity many and sundry and the programmes will divulge the scholars to individual coursework, and shows, institution obligations, reflective logs, role-gambling as well as traditional closed book examinations.

Employability & Careers

The call for for fantastically skilled and informed finance professionals indicates no signs of abating over the coming years – and inside the view of a few may additionally nicely boom. This demand has been instrumental in designing this flexible and challenging suite of programmes. In order to maximise employability the programme gaining knowledge of consequences are geared towards supplying students with the knowledge, abilities and information that the finance industry requires. A key thing of that is the module “Current Issues in Accounting, Banking & Finance”.

The programme seeks to satisfy character and enterprise wishes through developing students with better-level cognitive competencies and skills who additionally own an incredible practical expertise of “how to apply” instead of simply “why it takes place”. The programme includes a 20 credit score elective Professional Work Experience module, which includes a minimum four week work placement to take region outside the coaching semesters. Students are anticipated to organise their very own placement and all such placements have to be substantial and at the proper stage. These placements will involve “organisation” input and should be accepted through the Programme Director prior to commencement. Alternatively students with appropriate managerial stage experience inside the ideal discipline can practice for “Recognition of this Prior Experiential Learning”.

The School of Management has opportunities for a success graduates to apply for M.Phil./ PhD study in the School.

Entry Requirements & How to Apply

Prospectivestudents must hold an undergraduate degree (typically of classification 2:1 orabove) or its equal in a applicable region e.g. Accounting, Finance orBusiness Studies with a significant finance detail, or:

Fiveyears applicable paintings revel in within the field of finance, or:

Suitableprofessional qualifications from bodies such as ACCA, CII, CFA, IFS etc. Insome instances people with better degree expert qualifications may also beexempt from numerous taught modules. Such exemptions might be mentioned on acase by means of case foundation with the Programme Director.

Ingeneral phrases graduates from non-economic disciplines will now not usually havethe pre-existing competencies set to be successful on the programme BUT such students arewelcome to apply and such programs will be regarded on an individual basis.

International Applicants

Students whose first language isn’t English will want to offer proof of fluency to at the least an IELTS 6.0 preferred or equal. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please go to theInternational pages at the internet site.


Applicationform and if important an interview.

How to Apply:

Applications for this route need to be made direct to the college through ourself-carrier facility. For further information please go to our How to Apply pages

If you are inquisitive about the usage of credit score from another institution, or have acquired qualifications and/or experience to take a look at for a route at Cardiff Met, you can find similarly statistics in this in addition to records on the way to apply on theRPL web page.

Additional Information

Tuition Fees and FinancialSupport:

For updated records on lessons expenses andthe monetary support that can be available. Please discuss with

Part-time expenses:

Charges are in step with Single Module unless detailed:

Undergraduate = 10 Credits; Postgraduate = 20 Credits

Please touch the programme chief for similarly records on modules to be studied component-time and how this will affect expenses.

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