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Financial Management

LJMU's MSc Financial Management is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in the financial or accounting sectors.

- Study on a course recognised by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)

- Prepare for a range of careers in finance

- Learn to think strategically about finance with an emphasis on research and critical analysis

- Benefit from academic expertise in a variety of financial management disciplines

- Choose this programme even if you have no knowledge of finance but want to develop a career in the sector

The field of financial management forms part of the structure of all organisations and the general health of the economy. In every arena, the effective financial management of funds enables businesses to operate successfully, achieving and exceeding their set goals. Engaging in this course of study will provide you with a perennial skillset, and a valuable piece of professional development if you are looking to take your career to the next level of responsibility, and salary bracket.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need:

a relevant minimum second class honours degree from a recognised University or equivalent institution


an equivalent professional qualification


an award accepted by the University as equivalent to the above

at least three years' relevant work experience at managerial or equivalent level

Additional Information

IELTS 6.0 (Min 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 58-64 (Min. 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme
International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details
International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time

If you have any specific queries, please contact

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements:

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

Quantitative Methods for Finance (20 credits)
Strategic Management (20 credits)
Financial Markets and Institutions (20 credits)
Corporate Finance (20 credits)
Globalisation of Finance (20 credits)
Portfolio Management (20 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

On this course you will be assessed by a range of methods such as exams, essays/reports, case studies and presentations. You will receive regular feedback on your work. Some coursework may be done in groups to develop your team working skills.

You will also submit a dissertation which will be a major component of the programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 (Credit) EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 (Credit) Northern Ireland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 (Credit) Wales 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 (Credit) England 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 (Credit) Scotland 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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