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MSc Management with Finance

Course Overview

The MSc Management with Finance programme provides you with the skills you need to manage effectively in business, combined with specialist knowledge in finance. This programme is ideal for you if you are a graduate or professional in any field, looking to work as a manager or to develop a successful career in finance. You can also apply for BPP’s Professional Development and Practice module, which will support you in achieving up to three interviews for a work placement opportunity as part of your course.

Key information

    Course name

    MSc Management with Finance

    Total academic credits

    180 credits

    Qualification awarded

    MSc

    Awarding body

    BPP University

    Professional recognition

    Yes – Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    Academic level

    Postgraduate (QCF_NQF Level 7)

    Study Mode

    Full time - Classroom

    Duration

    1 year

    Tuition Fees

    £10,000

    Intakes

    September, January and May

    Work placement

    Yes

    Location

    London City

Academic entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree from a recognised university or the equivalent international qualification; OR an acceptable professional qualification equivalent; OR a pass in the Graduate Entry Examination; OR an acceptable professional qualification equivalent such as the CMI, ILM at level 6 or above.

English entry requirements

IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.5 in any subcomponent. If you obtain a score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in any of the subcomponents you will have to attend In-Sessional Study Skills Support classes alongside the programme during the first term of studies at no additional cost; OR evidence that you have been instructed and assessed predominantly in English for a significant part of your educational career.

Assessment methods

Combination of examination, coursework and a supervised independent business research project.

Progression route

Professional career

Career opportunities

Finance Manager, Business Operations Manager, Managing Director, Business Consultant in private and public sectors.

Modules

Term one – Compulsory

  • Financial Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Strategy (15 credits)
  • Leading Business Organisations (15 credits)
  • Operations Management & Service Excellence (15 credits)


Term two – Compulsory

  • Business Research Plan (15 credits)
  • Corporate Financial Strategy (15 credits)
  • Knowledge Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
  • Financing Business Initiatives (15 credits)

 

Term three – Compulsory

  • Business Project (60 credits), OR
  • Professional Development and Practice (60 credits)

 

Reasons for choosing this course

The degree is designed to provide you with integrated academic and professional training and to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills relevant for pursuing a management career.

This programme aims to: 

  • Provide a broad, critical and integrated study of management for non-cognate students
  • Enhance the employability of students by developing an advanced knowledge and understanding to systematically and creatively inform management practice
  • Prepare students in the use of appropriate tools and techniques beneficial to business operations
  • Improve independence, self-direction and self-development of participants for the benefit of the student, organisation and society
  • Offer students the opportunity to focus their learning on one specialised area


Main learning outcomes

  • Systematic understanding of internal and external influences on the operating business environment
  • Knowledge of the complexities of contemporary organisational practices at the forefront of interdisciplinary management study
  • Critical appreciation of the ethical and cultural dimensions of management in order to effectively inform sustainable business
  • Comprehensive understanding of a range of techniques used for data analysis for managerial decision making
  • Rigorously evaluate a range of complex situations for the purpose of decisions in a range of business environments and sectors
  • Synthesise information from diverse sources to critically evaluate research and advanced scholarship in management then where appropriate to propose improvements
  • Critically evaluate business needs in a variety of business contexts that demonstrate an appreciation of the complex interdependencies within a business environment
  • Acquire the skills necessary to become recognised as a provider of advice that contributes to improving organisational performance
  • Undertake managerial research of a high quality in order to solve problems and make decisions in complex situations
  • Further strategic goals through utilisation of communication strategies to persuade a variety of audiences of management objectives
  • Select from a range of alternative courses of action in order to design and implement solutions for specific organisations
  • Apply management tools and techniques to inform decisions and support development of business performance

 

Learning outcomes – Professional Development and Practice module

  • Access to over 90+ hours of professional development, workshops and events during your programme of study;
  • Opportunity to gain BPP Career Ready certificates as evidence of your skills and competence;
  • Up to 6 months work experience (subject to successful interview);
  • Personal coaching and professional guidance to help develop your employability skills and career plan;
  • Support to develop a professional Curriculum Vitae (CV) to enable you to search and apply for work placement interviews with employers.