The field of finance is concerned with monetary resources and everything related to it: assets, liabilities, banking, investment, credit, etc. Divided generally in three areas of expertise, public finance, corporate finance and person finance, this field of study is very complex and requires from its students solid knowledge and ability in areas such as mathematics, statistics, economics and sometimes computer programming.
Public Finance deals with the finances of the state or the state divisions such as provinces, counties or municipalities. It encompasses also central banking system that have a great influence in the global economy.
Corporate Finance is focused on maximizing the profit or the value of a private enterprise by balancing risk and profitability in the management of investments.
Personal Finance targets the individual or the family as the focus of the financial activity. Concerned with personal long term financial stability, this area provides services in terms of taxation, financial planning, inheritance, credit and others.
With great diversity in its areas of expertise, Finance offers prospective students a wide choice panel and many different levels of qualification. One of the highest and most sought out is the MBA in Finance, which secures the path towards a successful career in this field.
Our MSc Accounting and Finance is a unique programme which has been designed to provide you with the key knowledge and skills to enter a range of different careers in the fields of accountancy and finance. This programme is distinctive in that it is aligned to the Professional Level Syllabus of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and includes both accounting and finance modules meaning you will exit with a broad understanding of the contemporary issues across the disciplines helping to make you more employable.
Investment management, also known as asset management or fund management, is about managing money by investing it in a variety of asset classes including equities and bonds. If you are looking to launch your career in the investment industry, the Cranfield MSc in Investment Management will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in this highly competitive sector.
The Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance is a Joint-Degree developed as a collaborative effort between Handam Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), supporting the development of human capital and competencies in the areas of Islamic finance.
The MSc in Finance and Management is a one-year full-time course designed for both graduates looking to develop their knowledge of finance and management before seeking a first professional role, and for individuals who already have work experience in the area of finance or management and are looking to move ahead in their career.
The two-year ERIM Master of Philosophy in Business Research programme focuses on the development of academic competencies and skills on a personal level. This programme builds on a university Bachelor degree. You will be thoroughly trained in research methodology and techniques, as well as in your chosen field of expertise which will be required if you want to continue to the PhD stage of the programme.
Our Master of Science in Accounting program provides a unique advanced business education. This 37 to 39-hour program is non-thesis and offers you the opportunity to master the specialization of your choice. Through a combination of core courses, electives, and leadership development opportunities, your MS program develops and deepens the competencies needed in your career. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and critical competencies you'll need throughout your career. An MS degree is the advanced degree of choice for those with specialized business career goals.
There has never been a greater need for leadership and integrity in the accounting profession than now.