MSc Finance and Management

MSc Finance and Management

MSc Finance and Management With Cranfield University

Duration

1 year / 2 years

Study type

Full-Time / Part-Time

Credit hours

200

Assessment

Taught modules 60%,individual project 40%

Fees

Tuition Fees : OMR 8,200

Programme Details

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.

Programme Objectives

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.

Admission Requirements

Usually candidates must hold either:

  • An English-medium undergraduate degree from a recognized university at second class honours level or above (or equivalent)
  • Or a professional qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with 5 years’ relevant work experience.

Candidates must have:

  • Exposure to quantitative subjects (mathematics, statistics, engineering, economics etc.) from previous studies or work experience is essential for this course.
  • A minimum English language proficiency level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component.

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 Number Module Title
1 Accounting & Finance Preparatory course
2 Corporate Finance
3 Statistical Analysis in Finance
4 Accounting
5 Economics for Financial Markets
6 Organisational Management
7 Strategic Management
8 International Corporate Finance
9 Valuation & Financial Modelling
10 Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics
11 Research Methods in Finance
12 Thesis
13 students choose 4 electives
14 Corporate Restructuring
15 Entrepreneurial Finance
16 Strategic Management Accounting & Control
17 Mergers and Acquisitions
18 Private Equity

MSc Finance and Management
Academic Delivery Schedule 2018 - 2019

FULL TIME STUDENTS   PART TIME YEAR 1   PART TIME YEAR 2
Week* Msc F&M Module   Msc F&M Module   Msc F&M Module
30 Sep- 4 Oct Accounting - Finance Preparatory course   Accounting - Finance Preparatory course    
7-11 Oct Statistics Analysis in Finance       Statistics Analysis in Finance
21-25 Oct Accounting   Accounting    
11-15 Nov Corporate Finance 9-12 Oct   Corporate Finance 9-12 Oct    
25-29 Nov Economics for Financial Markets       Economics for Financial Markets
13-17 Jan Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics   Financial Markets, Regulations & Ethics    
27-31 Jan Valuation &Financial Modelling       Valuation &Financial Modelling
10-14 Feb Organisational Management   Organisational Management    
24-28 Feb International Corporate Finance   International Corporate Finance    
10-14 Mar Research Methods in Finance       Research Methods in Finance
31 Mar- 4 Apr Strategic Management TBC   Strategic Management   Strategic Management (for some students)
14-18 Apr ELECTIVE MODULE   ELECTIVE MODULE   ELECTIVE MODULE
28 Apr- 2 May ELECTIVE MODULES   ELECTIVE MODULES   ELECTIVE MODULES
5-9 May
12-16 May
19-23 May
26-30 May
1-5 Sep THESIS DEFENCE       THESIS DEFENCE
*Module dates may be subject to change, attendance is compulsory. Exam dates will be determined at a later date.

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