Financial management is a significant discipline that is practised by thousands of professionals around the globe, and has a major impact on organisational and economic performance.The Master of Financial Management (MFM) at UC equips graduates without an accounting or finance background with specialist knowledge and skills, applicable to managing financial processes and information in today's fast-paced business world.Courses will draw on academic research to provide students with historically and culturally grounded knowledge in accounting and financial management. Students will engage with academics researching financial management and related subjects, and will also have the opportunity to undertake applied research.The MFM sits within the Business Taught Masters programme as a suite of taught master's degrees that cater for graduates with a background in an unrelated field. UC is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).
The MFM will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be a business analyst, investment analyst, and cost/management accountant; occupations that are rated by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment | Hīkina Whakatutuki as having both high income potential and strong demand for graduates (see Occupation Outlook for Accountants and Financial Advisors).
An MFM can lead to a career in financial management, particularly business and financial analyst roles.