MSc Finance and Management offered with Cranfield University
1 year / 2 years
Full-Time / Part-Time
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).
|Module Number||Module Title|
|1||Accounting & Finance Preparatory course|
|3||Statistical Analysis in Finance|
|5||Economics for Financial Markets|
|8||International Corporate Finance|
|9||Valuation & Financial Modelling|
|10||Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics|
|11||Research Methods in Finance|
|13||students choose 4 electives|
|16||Strategic Management Accounting & Control|
|17||Mergers and Acquisitions|
|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|