Take your career to the next level with our MSc Finance and Strategy degree, designed to give you all the tools and knowledge needed to take advantage of new opportunities in the finance and accounting industry. This programme is delivered 100% online and is designed for those who already have a professional financial qualification as well as those looking to gain one.
Faced with unprecedented levels of information and activity in diverse areas such as financial reporting, foreign exchange and risk management, it’s critical that industry professionals equip themselves with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in finance.
A master’s in Finance and Strategy can help you adapt to the rapidly evolving world of business, finance and accounting.
This 100% online MSc Finance and Strategy programme offers future senior managers a deeper understanding of the challenges facing their industry and how to navigate the complexities and nuances of the field.
The programme offers a broad-ranging syllabus, exploring areas such as performance management, FinTech and financial risk in a global context. As well as helping you to develop your strategic thinking and leadership skills, the course can enhance your understanding of business practices and top-level decision making.
Our Global Online MSc Finance and Strategy course is designed to work around your existing commitments. Your programme can be completed within a maximum of two years with a recommended study week of up to 15 hours.
Typical units of study may include*:
Dissertation (60 credits)
As part of the course, you will also be required to produce a dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words. Our MSc finance course is vocational in nature, and our form of assessment focuses on real-world experience. Students will be expected to draw on their own professional experience and include commentary on projects that they have been a part of within the workplace.
*These units and their timing are subject to change.
Our team of committed and enthusiastic academics and researchers are dedicated to providing you with the study support you need to excel.
Your professional and commercial programme directors are:
Dr Michael Flanagan, Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Foundation of Management Education
Michael joined the Manchester Metropolitan Business School in 2008. He lectures on topics including: Corporate Finance, Advanced Performance Management and Security Derivatives.
He has previously held director-level positions while managing and running businesses and operations within the domestic appliance and PC assembly industries. With experience in Customer Service, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing, Product and Business Development, Michael has also advised early start-up companies on their product development and engineering strategies.
Anna Egan, Senior Lecturer
Anna has been a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan Business School since 2015. She delivers a range of modules to students at a variety of levels – including undergraduate and professional courses – and lectures on topics including Financial Management, Management Accounting and Strategy.
She strongly believes in student-facing teaching, particularly the importance of providing pastoral care to students through personal tutoring sessions.
You’ll need to fulfil the following criteria to be accepted onto the course:
The fees for this programme (2017/2018) are £13,308.
We are currently offering a 30% Inaugural Intake Scholarship for anyone joining this programme in September 2018. To be eligible, students must be able to demonstrate their leadership skills and a willingness to collaborate in an online learning environment.
For more information about the financial support available, please visit our Fees and Funding pages.
“One of the biggest draws of any professional development course is having the opportunity to compare notes and experiences with people from different organisations. With online learning this can be more challenging but, with Global Online, the tools we need to work together are there. This is incredibly important and helps us support one another during our two year course.”