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MSc Finance and Management offered with Cranfield University

Duration

1 year / 2 years

Study type

Full-Time / Part-Time

Credit hours

200

Assessment

Taught modules 60%,
individual project 40%
Tuition Fees : OMR 8,200

The MSc in Finance and Management provides a solid grounding in finance and management principles with rigorous training in relevant tools and techniques, and how to apply them in the workplace. This degree programme is one of a set of postgraduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of a Cranfield University degree and a Muscat University degree.

The MSc in Finance and Management aims to:

  • Prepare students for a career in financial services.
  • Provide students with a high level of financial skills.
  • Give students a rounded view of business and its management.

We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually candidates must hold either a:

• Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Oman institution in a relevant discipline, OR
• first or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline, OR
• international degree – equivalent of UK qualifications

Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered if they have a professional qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA) together with 5 years’ post-qualification relevant work experience. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

In addition, candidates will be required to show proficiency in English evidenced by:

• A minimum IELTS score of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in all components of the test, TOEFL (92 total and minimum component scores of 18 Reading, 19 Listening, 19 Speaking and 23 Writing) or Pearson PTE Academic (65) OR

• Successful completion of the Muscat University Pre-sessional programme

Students will be required to take all ten core modules (100 credits) and four elective modules (20 credits). (120 modules in total). Students will also be required to submit a thesis (80 credits).(200 credits in total).

Core Modules
Module NumberModule Title
1Accounting & Finance Preparatory course
2Corporate Finance
3Statistical Analysis in Finance
4Accounting
5Economics for Financial Markets
6Organisational Management
7Strategic Management
8International Corporate Finance
9Valuation & Financial Modelling
10Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics
11Research Methods in Finance
12Thesis
13students choose 4 electives
14Corporate Restructuring
15Entrepreneurial Finance
16Strategic Management Accounting & Control
17Mergers and Acquisitions
18Private Equity
FULL TIME STUDENTS PART TIME YEAR 1 PART TIME YEAR 2
Week MSc FIN Modules* MSc FIN Modules* MSc FIN Modules*
6 – 7 Oct Induction Induction
13 – 17 Oct Accounting Accounting
27 – 31 Oct Organisational Management Organisational Management
3 – 7 Nov Corporate Finance Corporate Finance
10 – 14 Nov Economics for Financial Markets Economics for Financial Markets
24 – 28 Nov Statistics in Finance Statistics in Finance
19 – 23 Jan Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics
2 – 6 Feb Valuations & Financial Modelling Valuations & Financial Modelling
16 – 20 Feb International Corporate Finance International Corporate Finance
1 – 5 Mar Research Methods in Finance Research Methods in Finance
15 – 19 Mar Strategic Management Strategic Management
19 – 23 Apr Corporate Restructuring Corporate Restructuring** Corporate Restructuring**
3 – 7 May Merger & Acquisition Merger & Acquisition** Merger & Acquisition**
17 – 21 May Private Equity Private Equity** Private Equity**
31 May – 5 Jun Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Finance** Entrepreneurial Finance**
03-Sep Thesis Submission Thesis Submission
*Module dates may be subject to change, attendance is compulsory.
** Part-time students choose two electives per year

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Email: study@muscatuniversity.edu.om

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