This qualification is designed to support professional development and practice in a wide range of roles in finance whether you are developing in your career or aspiring to enter the sector. It is applicable to roles in areas such as investment banking, portfolio management, corporate finance, treasury, law and consultancy. It provides a thorough grounding in corporate finance, financial decision-making, financial reporting and governance. You will learn to undertake company and project valuations, and to estimate the cost of capital; and youll be introduced to Islamic finance and behavioural finance.
This postgraduate qualification will provide a grounding in finance areas such as corporate finance, financial decision-making, financial reporting, governance and an introduction to Islamic finance and behavioural finance.
Through the study of the Postgraduate Certificate in Finance you will:
gain an up-to-date perspective on both theory and practice in national and international contexts
be able to estimate cost of capital, to evaluate company and project valuations
appreciate the importance of corporate governance and ethical issues in finance and acquaint yourself with essential features of Islamic finance
learn and apply the most important tools for financial analysis and decision support in corporations, financial institutions and other organisations.
Key features of the course
Provides an up-to-date perspective on both theory and practice in national and international contexts
Learn and apply the most important tools for financial analysis and decision support
Develop expertise in key areas of finance such as securities and company valuation, project appraisal, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and Islamic finance
Develops your digital literacy skills and critical thinking.
This certificate is the first stage of a study programme that progresses to a postgraduate diploma and finally a masters degree.