MSc in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance

Postgraduate Course

Structure

A twelve-month course leading to the MSc in Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance.

InformationTechnology followed by a more in-depth training in an area of their choice.

 

Admission Requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent from a recognised University or College or A completed professional qualification obtained by examination and considered to be equivalent to a degree. Proficiency in the English Language Applicants whose first language is not English, and who do not have a recognised degree or equivalent qualification taught and examined in English are required to provide evidence of their competence in written and spoken English, normally through IELTS (6.5 or higher) or TOEFL (550+) or GCE Ordinary Level (Grade C or better). Students below this standard can be provided with individually designed English language courses on campus and must achieve the required test scores prior to registration for the M.Sc programme. The MSc in Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance focuses on the execution of:

(a) Corporate Finance The Corporate Finance programme is designed to help students recognise, understand, and attain those skills associated with success in the world of finance. Its focus is the financial decisions that must be made in every organisation. These include investment decisions about purchase of real assets, financial decisions about how to raise the cash necessary to fund investments, operational decisions about implementation of routine procedures for day to day management of financial aspects of the organization, and planning decisions regarding changes in the mix of services or products offered, mergers or international operations. While a financial manager would specialize in these types of decisions, a wide range of managers in an organization may contribute to these decisions.

(b) Corporate Governance The Corporate Governance is designed to prepare students to critically evaluate the legal duties of directors and the board and considers essential differences between the directors, managers and owners of a business. Specific learning outcomes include an understanding of the following: ñ ñ the knowledge and skills to promote corporate responsibility and fairness, transparency and accountability; the new codes of governance including a range of contemporary and pervasive business and management issues including International Corporate Governance, change leadership, Corporate Governance and the Law. Graduation Requirements Students studying towards the MSc in Corporate Finance & Corporate Governance are required to take a minimum of 90 ECTS. Sixty four (64) ECTS must come from core subjects, sixteen (16) from electives and ten (10) ECTS from dissertation.

(Core subjects are compulsory)

Elective subjects: 18-30 Credits

(Electives, are more general in content and are chosen by the student from this and other departments)

The subjects offered during the first four semesters are chosen from the general course in Information Technology.

 

Year 1

Semester 1 ECTS
Core Subjects
FIN-111 QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR FINANCE 5
FIN-112 FINANCIAL RREPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS 5
CAD-311 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE I 5
FIN-110 CORPORATE FINANCE 5
Electives: 1 from 5
FIN-230 Behavioural Science 5
CAD-412 Corporate Administration 5
CAD-413 Corporate Social Responsibility 5
FIN-226 Banking & Financial Institutions 5
FIN-228 International Accounting Standards 5
Semester 2
Core Subjects
FIN-215 FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES 5
FIN-222 FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS 5
CAD-321 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE II 5
FIN-212 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 5
Electives: 1 from 5
FIN-221 Interanational Finance 5
FIN-227 Advanced Coporate Finance 5
FIN-229 Risk Management 5
FIN-231 Real Estate Investment Analysis 5
CAD-414 Comparative Coporate Governance 5

Year 2

Semester 3 ECTS
Core Subjects
FIN-232 DISSERTATION 5
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