Management and Finance Masters
The Aberystwyth MSc Management and Finance will appeal to students who want to carry a sound grasp of Business Finance into a career in Management. In recent times, the terms on which Businesses can access credit and finance have become more stringent and more difficult to predict. It thus becomes increasingly important that Business Managers and entrepreneurs have a sound and sophisticated grasp of all aspects of Business Finance. On the other side of the fence, this Master’s in Management and Finance will also appeal to students planning a career in the Financial Sector, who want to take with them a good understanding of theory and good practice in the management of people and organisations.
The Aberystwyth Master’s programme in Management and Finance will provide you with a solid grounding in business and management, whether or not you have studied them before. It will also furnish you with a very strong grasp of the workings of national and international financial markets and institutions. We aim to give you not only a sound knowledge base; not just an awareness of finance market trends and business opportunities; but, most importantly, a set of analytical and applied skills and strategies which will stand you in good stead throughout your managerial career.
This degree will suit you
whatever was the discipline of your first degree;
whether you have recently graduated or are some way into your career;
if you are committed to a career in the Financial Sector;
if you intend to combine a general Management career with a sophisticated knowledge of Business Finance.
Every aspect of the Aberystwyth Master’s programme is designed to enhance your employability: indeed, successful completion of the Master’s in Management and Finance is in itself certain to do so; but we set more store by the hugely enhanced knowledge, abilities and skills with which you will graduate. We believe that prospective employers take a similar view. We offer a career-development programme for professional managers, aimed at widening your knowledge, skills, experience and understanding of management and business practices. Our aspiration is to make you a better leader, a better manager and a better communicator.
In addition to those who are recent graduates, many of our students have come to what they feel are significant turning points in their careers. By completing the Aberystwyth Master’s in Management and Finance, you will have broadened your horizons, gaining knowledge, skills and business contacts which will enable you to consider further career moves and new opportunities in the medium and longer term. It is quite possible that your career will take an unexpected, more fulfilling or more lucrative direction because of what you learn in Aberystwyth - not just about Management and Finance, but about yourself, your competencies and your confidence.
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