The MSc in Financial Service Management offers rigorous and advanced intellectual training in the area of financial service management based on the most current and modern academic thinking and industry best practice. It is designed for students who intend to pursue a career in the financial service sector, through a well-focused education in the theories and methodologies applying financial service tools.
The programme aims to provide a coherent analytical framework for the study of finance and management, focused towards the financial service sector. The emphasis throughout the programme is on contemporary financial service theories and their application in real-world decision-making in the financial industry and their associated roles and responsibilities.
It is particularly designed to develop a range of conceptual and analytical skills for dealing with a variety of financial service theories, issues, practical financial service business situations, or cases and the strategic nature of demands within the financial sector.
Who is this programme suitable for?
The programme is a 12-month full-time programme designed for postgraduates with an entry point in the Autumn Term of each year. The programme has been developed to produce practical and proactive financial service management specialists, geared towards fulfilling the demands of the financial service sector, both locally and abroad.
The programme is aimed at students who have recently acquired their bachelor’s degree in management or service related fields and wish to enhance their knowledge of managing and working in organisations within a wide array of competing economic, social, political and cultural conditions.
Full details in the Curriculum Handbook
Students in the programme will be required to successfully complete 6 modules and a project paper of 12,000 – 15,000 words.
Buckingham Business School offers excellent facilities and resources to the postgraduate students including:
- Real Time Data Software: Thomson Reuters EIKON
- Time Series Database: A full range of economic and financial data is available through DataStream.
- Statistical Analysis Software: A wide range of Econometric software including SPSS, EVIEWS, Stata and Matlab.
Outstanding students on the programme will have the opportunity of a short work placement with either wealth management, financial services, banking or accounting related firms. This option is available for both international and full-time home/EU students.
Dr Gurcharan Singh
Tel: +44 (0)1280 820 172