Master of Science Programs in Public Finance

Compare 2 Master of Science Programs in Public Finance

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

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MSc Public Financial Management (Online)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5 years July 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme will provide you with skills and knowledge in the field of public finance. It ranges across all applications, whether in budgeting, revenue policy, financial reporting and audit, compliance or where financial matters take a central position in policy, such as in public-private partnerships or fiscal decentralisation. [+]

Overview

Duration: 2-5 years

Start of programme: November / February / April / June / August

Mode of Attendance: Online Learning

This programme will provide you with skills and knowledge in the field of public finance. It ranges across all applications, whether in budgeting, revenue policy, financial reporting and audit, compliance or where financial matters take a central position in policy, such as in public-private partnerships or fiscal decentralisation.

Structure

You will study four core modules and select four electives. The electives can include the study of Research Methods and a Dissertation, taken as two modules.

Core modules

Macroeconomic Policy & Financial Markets Public Financial Management: Planning and Performance Public Financial Management: Revenue Financial Reporting (International Financial Reporting Standards – IFRS) or Financial Reporting (International Public Sector Accounting Standards – IPSAS) ... [-]

MSc Public Financial Management

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme provides students with a conceptual understanding of the core principles of public financial management, and with the development of capabilities and skills to apply theoretical and domain knowledge to problems encountered in the financial management of public sector organisations. [+]

MSc Public Financial Management

Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two or Three calendar years (part-time)

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum first degree with good grades in any subject equivalent to a UK upper second class honours

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

This programme provides students with a conceptual understanding of the core principles of public financial management, and with the development of capabilities and skills to apply theoretical and domain knowledge to problems encountered in the financial management of public sector organisations. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a rigorous, scientifically based course of study in the theories underpinning how public finances are managed; how public managers make sound financial decisions; what kind of techniques and tools are used in the financial management of public sector organisations; and how the financial management of public sector organisations is reported to the public.... [-]