The globally recognized Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University 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.
This ACTT-recognized MSc. Financial Management programme encompasses five core courses and four elective courses in Finance. All courses are industry-relevant and practical in nature and taught by excellent and experienced lecturers.
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.
Students are drawn to this popular MSc programme by its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge, its flexibility and its proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects.
Our flexible programme structure and affordable payment plans are ideal for anyone wishing to attain a high-quality Master’s qualification.
Assessments for all courses are currently facilitated via take-at-home examinations (one per course) No course-work or final thesis is applicable for this programme.
Entitlement to credit transfer or exemption will be assessed on an individual basis.
About Heriot-Watt University
Overview of the MBA and MSc pathways
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 35 out of 130 UK Universities in the highly regarded 2023 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.
• Registration for the January 2023 semester commences on October 29th, 2022 • The January 2023 semester starts on January 8th, 2023
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A recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.
For those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MSc courses and two other core courses.
Our MSc FM PROPOSED ORDER SEQUENCE will assist with course selection.
December 2022 – August 2023
All examinations will be delivered as ‘Timed-Online-Coursework’ up until August 2023.
|Availability||December 2022 – August 2023|
|Scope of work required||3-4 hours|
|Duration||Submit within 24-hour window|
|Permissible file type for submission||Word-based file (and submit as Word-based. No conversion please)|
|Submit Handwritten based file?||Not permissible in all sections and all question types (will be rejected)|
|Diagrams drawn||Avoid where possible. However, if any are necessary, they should be of very limited use, and only submitted within a Word-based file|
– Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Further information about the April/August 2023 examinations will be published on your EBS Student Portal in due course.
EBS will make a decision regarding the format of this examination in due course.
For further information on exemptions, please see below link:
If you have any questions regarding the exemption and credit award policy, specifically in relation to your own qualifications, please contact Edinburgh Business School before submitting a formal application.