Course Brief

This completely new course will be launched later in 2020.

In this course contemporary accounting issues will be covered, focussing on financial analysis, earnings management and the evolving international accounting standards. In finance, there is detailed focus on the core areas of; investment appraisal, financing of the firm and payout policy and this course examines current practical issues in these areas.  The course will also identify the risks that companies face and how to manage them.

Being able to analyse and value a company is a specialist skill and this is covered in depth with the use of practical examples from the markets together with spreadsheet modelling.


  • 50 - 60 Contact Hours
  • MSc. Financial Management

     

                  

     

    The MSc. Financial Management is targeted at finance professionals and other professionals who want to develop a career in financial management, and who require a wide-ranging understanding of financial techniques and their application - but do not require high-level mathematical understanding of finance theories.

    The MSc. Financial Management encompasses five core courses and four elective courses in Finance.

    Careers in finance depend upon a strong understanding of the foundations of finance, investment behaviour and the dynamic nature of finance, and the MSc. will provide a strong preparation for a career in a wide variety of positions within the finance profession.

    ACCA members can gain a fast-track entry through free-of-charge credit transfer and exemption when they matriculate for the MSc. in Financial Management or the MBA programme offered by Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.

    Entitlement to credit transfer or exemption will be assessed on an individual basis. A maximum of four exemptions from the nine-module programme may be available.

     

    About Heriot-Watt University

    Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.

    Heriot-Watt University is ranked among the top 30 out of 130 UK Universities in the highly regarded 2021 UK University League table.  In addition, Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide  by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

    The university has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning partners(ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.

    In 2018, the UK Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Heriot-Watt University as the International University of the Year .

     

    WHY CHOOSE THE EDINBURGH BUSINESS SCHOOL (EBS) HERIOT-WATT MASTER'S PROGRAMMES AT SBCS GLOBAL LEARNING INSTITUTE?

     

    EVENTS

    • Registration for the January 2021 semester commences on November 2nd, 2020
    • The January 2021 semester starts on January 17th, 2021

     

    Master's Online Tuition Schedule: January to May 2021

     

  • MBA with Specialism in Finance

     

                  

     

    It takes skill, determination and of course, specialist knowledge. The Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University specialist MBAs give you just that depth of understanding. The MBA with specialism in Finance encompasses eight core courses and three specialist courses in Finance.

    Your MBA with Finance Specialism is designed with Finance professionals in mind, and those who want to strengthen their knowledge and boost their career.

     

    About Heriot-Watt University

    Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.

    Heriot-Watt University is ranked among the top 30 out of 130 UK Universities in the highly regarded 2021 UK University League table.  In addition, Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide  by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

    The university has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning partners(ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.

    In 2018, the UK Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Heriot-Watt University as the International University of the Year .

     

    WHY CHOOSE THE EDINBURGH BUSINESS SCHOOL (EBS) HERIOT-WATT MASTER'S PROGRAMMES AT SBCS GLOBAL LEARNING INSTITUTE?

     

    EVENTS

    • Registration for the January 2021 semester commences on November 2nd, 2020
    • The January 2021 semester starts on January 17th, 2021

     

    Master's Online Tuition Schedule: January to May 2021

     

    For further information

    Download our January 2021 prospectus

     

    View other EBS Heriot-Watt University Master's Degrees