MSc in Financial Management

Get your Master of Sciences degree in Financial Management with Edinburgh Business School  

Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s online MSc Financial Management programme covers a wide ranging understanding of financial techniques, which will give you the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your career. It has been designed to give financial professionals the ability to make a crucial contribution where it matters most in business, at the bottom line. It provides a wide-ranging understanding of financial techniques and their application – but does not require a high-level mathematical  understanding of finance theories.

You will engage in a specialist study of the key areas of: corporate finance, mergers, investments, derivatives, credit risk and risk management. The knowledge you gain can be applied in practical ways. Careers in the sector depend upon a strong understanding of the foundations and dynamic nature of finance and investment behaviour. The MSc will give you that, preparing the way for a career in a wide variety of positions within the finance profession.

 Across the globe, students are drawn by its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge and its ability to greatly enhance their career prospects. They’re also drawn by its sheer flexibility. You can study the subjects you want, in the order you wish. You can begin and end whenever you choose. You can study at home or practically anywhere across the globe.

This programme covers key management disciplines, including people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, strategic planning and project management.

To achieve your MSc you must pass five core courses and four electives.

All the programmes are modular and can be tackled course by course whenever you are ready for them. You will, of course, benefit from the full support throughout. All students receive the following:

–  Comprehensive course text
–  Interactive course website
–  Web access to Faculty
–  Full use of the EBS Student Portal to administer your programme
–  Optional contact with fellow students

You are also provided with all you require to prepare for exams. There are no additional reading lists or compulsory residentials.

                           Meet Edinburgh Business School graduate Pierre Jacques Rossouw who studied his MSc in Financial Management Online.

Edinburgh Business School 

Edinburgh Business School (EBS) is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. The university is valued for its pioneering research, informed by the global needs of business and industry. With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are a truly global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.


A student is expected to have a recognized first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.  But for those who do not, entry can still be gained by purchasing and passing three courses (one of them being core) at which time you will be eligible to receive the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, after you need to complete six more modules in order to obtain the full MSc. 

The Standard MSc Programme consist of 9 modules. 

Students also have access to specific online material, amongst which are self-assessment test, FAQs and correspondence with EBS Staff.

All programmes are assessed by a 3hr written examination in Malta*, there are no additional assessment such as reports, assignments or thesis. Even though EBS programmes have no official timeframes for completion, an average student takes 2-4 years to complete the Masters programme on a part time basis.

Please note that all EBS Programme are internationally recognised and fall under NQF level 7 Postgraduate programmes.

 More details about this course can be found here.

Registration process

  1. MIM Individual Membership Form
  2. Student Registration Form
  3. Course Purchase Form
  4. CV
  5. ID card copy / Passport copy
  6. Passport photo 
  7. Degree Certificates / Transcripts

Fee Structure

  • Module Registration – €1000/module*
  • Annual Membership – €65
  • Exam Registration – £160 (Payable directly to EBS/module) 

*This can vary due to offers we might have at the time of registration or difference in rate of exchange.

For further details kindly contact [email protected]

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