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MSc Finance and Management

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What you'll learn

The MSc Finance and Management programme is internationally acclaimed, making it an ideal choice for seasoned finance professionals seeking to advance their careers in the financial sector. This programme is thoughtfully crafted to offer students an in-depth understanding of financial management, equipping them with the expertise required to excel in the finance industry.

This MSc programme empowers students to demonstrate their proficiency in financial management, their grasp of financial concepts, and their research capabilities. Throughout the programme, students benefit from the guidance and feedback of accomplished academics and industry experts who provide invaluable support for their assessments and research endeavours. 

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Level 7 Diploma in accounting and finance, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. The second phase is the MSc Finance and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered by the University of Central Lancashire through distance learning. EDVORO with CEG to promote this programme.


About Awarding Body

About UCLAN

Founded in 1828, the University of Central Lancashire is a public university based in Preston, Lancashire, England. Today, UCLAN is one of the largest in the United Kingdom, with a student and staff community of nearly 38,000. At present, the University has academic partners in all regions of the globe, and it is on a world stage that the first-class quality of its education was first recognised. In 2010, UCLAN became the first UK modern Higher Education institution to appear in the QS World University Rankings. In 2018, the Centre for World University Rankings estimated Central Lancashire to be in the top 3.7 per cent of all global universities, highlighting the growth the University has made in offering students real-world learning experiences and reflecting the University’s extensive pool of academic talent.

  • Ranked in the top 7% of universities worldwide.
  • Student Communities from more than 100 countries
  • WES Recognised
About Qualifi

Qualifi is a UK Government (Ofqual.gov.uk) regulated awarding organisation and has developed a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries, including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality and catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing and Public Services. Qualifi is also a signatory to BIS international commitments of quality. The following are the key facts about Qualifi.

  • Regulated by Ofqual.gov.uk
  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised

Assessment

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a good first degree or equivalent and be working in or have recently worked within the accounting and finance arena.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification.  

Progression

Upon completion of the degree, graduates will possess the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue various career opportunities in finance, including roles in financial analysis, investment banking, risk management, corporate finance and financial planning. Additionally, the programme serves as a solid foundation for further study or research in finance. Upon completion, students will have produced an original research piece demonstrating expertise in financial investigation. This provides a significant advantage in the job market, particularly for roles requiring advanced research skills or knowledge of financial investigation techniques. Graduates of the MSc Finance and Management programme are well-prepared to pursue careers in law enforcement, regulatory agencies, financial services, and consulting.

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Course Content

Phase 1 - QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Programme Structure

The QUALIFI Diploma in Accounting and Finance is a Level 7 qualification comprising 120 credits, equivalent to 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT). The qualification is organized around six mandatory units, each addressing various topics related to learning outcomes. Each unit carries a weightage of 20 credits.

Mandatory Units

  • Strategy and Global Finance

Reference No T/615/3312  

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

In this unit, students will use strong theoretical foundations to employ strategies, make informed decisions, and contribute value to corporate finance. This aptitude will enable them to interpret and communicate financial data in established formats and address issues within stipulated timeframes. Furthermore, they will develop the capacity to implement theoretical concepts in real-world scenarios.

  • Strategic Financial Management

Reference No L/615/3316  

   Credit: |20| TQT: 200

In this unit, students will draw upon well-founded theoretical principles to employ methods, make decisions, and contribute positively to corporate strategy. Their grasp of strategic management and the skills acquired in accounting and finance will augment their ability to actively participate in shaping business strategies and crafting thorough business development plans.

  • Strategic Auditing

Reference No R/615/3317 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

The course module equips students with the capability to choose and employ suitable investigative methods in diverse accounting scenarios. It offers an insight into the goals, duties, and approaches used by auditors and how their efforts contribute to ensuring the accuracy and fairness of publicly disclosed financial statements.

  • Ethical Behaviour and Corporate Governance

Reference No Y/615/3318 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

This course module delves into the progressive evolution and fundamental principles of accounting, examining how accounting and finance affect the environment, stakeholders, and society. Participants will recognise the basic knowledge and competencies necessary to act as consultants and advisors to regulatory bodies across private, public, and non-profit sectors.

  • Corporate Reporting

Reference No D/615/3319 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

The primary objective of this unit is to assist learners in preparing and comprehending financial statements for a group of companies that adhere to widely accepted accounting principles. Through a thorough grasp of crucial aspects of accounting theory, learners will develop the competence to adeptly convey intricate numerical and qualitative data and acquire problem-solving skills with a discerning and selective approach.

  • Financial Analyst

Reference No R/615/3320 

Credit: |20| TQT: 200

The course module fosters comprehension of models for market equilibrium, the valuation of bonds, and the assessment of performance. As the unit progresses, learners are prompted to inquire about how contemporary developments in global capital markets influence investment procedures, and they are encouraged to assess modern theories and investment practices critically.

 

Phase 2 - MSc Finance and Management Top Up

Programme Structure

  • Dissertation Module

Mode of Learning

Mode of Learning 

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. At Edvoro, we follow a unique approach that provides an immersive learning experience that differentiates us from other institutions. Indeed, we have taken distance education to a new phase where the support level is incredibly high. We strategically employ simplified Blended Learning so learners can conveniently study online and in classroom learning at the Edvoro campus. Besides, learners can also opt for online live classes at their convenience instead of classroom learning. The learning platform provided by Edvoro is equipped with rich learning resources and a built-in support desk to offer an immersive learning experience to our learners.

The second phase is the MSc Finance and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered by the University of Central Lancashire through distance learning. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers a range of distance learning options for students who require the flexibility to study remotely. These options include online courses, blended learning, and supported distance learning. UCLan's distance learning courses are designed to provide students with the same high-quality education as on-campus courses, with access to resources such as video lectures, online discussion forums, and interactive assessments. The University also provides a range of support services for distance learning students, including academic support, technical support, and access to the University's library and online resources.

Resources and Support

Edvoro is committed to providing unwavering support throughout your educational journey. Our dedicated support team is a crucial link between tutors and learners, ensuring that guidance, assessment feedback, and additional study assistance are delivered promptly and effectively. When a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal for advice, assessment feedback, or any other service, one of the support team members assigns the request to an appropriate tutor. Once the support team receives a response from the allocated tutor, the information is promptly made accessible to the learner through the portal. This structured support system is designed to assist learners and streamline support processes efficiently.

Edvoro's competitive edge is enhanced by the high-quality learning materials crafted by industry experts. The learning materials encompass well-structured pathway books, letter notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that empower learners to apply their knowledge effectively. Learning materials are conveniently accessible in one of three formats, PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content, through the learning portal, providing learners with versatile options for accessing and engaging with the content.

  • Duration 14 - 16 Months
  • Credits 180
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake January / May / September
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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