Cranfield School of Management
Cranfield University Masters in Finance & Management Program Structure
The Cranfield University Masters in Finance and Management is a one-year full-time program and is delivered over the course of four terms. The first term begins in September. The last term ends in the following September with the completion of a thesis.
There are pre-session courses required for those students who do not have a background in finance or management. These courses are Introduction to Accounting, Statistics and Basic Finance. All students are required to attend the Statistics and Finance lectures as part of their orientation week.
The first and second terms cover 10 core courses that cover finance management related topics. The third and fourth terms consist of four elective courses and the writing of a final thesis.
All of the courses offered are taught with an emphasis on real-world challenges. Students will learn through case studies, participative exercises, interactive lectures, group projects and sessions led by industry speakers.
The thesis is a major research project that gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience and make a real difference in a financial environment.
The Cranfield University Masters in Finance and Management is designed for both recent graduates looking to develop their knowledge of finance and management before starting their 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 careers.
Tuition and Financial Aid
The tuition fees for the Cranfield University MSc in Finance and Management course starting in September 2016 are £22,000. A non-refundable deposit of £1,000 is due when acceptance of a place in the program is made. The remainder of the tuition fees are payable either before, or on the day of registration, which is the first day of orientation week.
There are a limited number of scholarships and bursaries available for students who qualify, the latter worth a maximum of £4,000 for qualifying students. Those who wish to be considered for these scholarships should indicate so in the financial details section of the application form.
There is also a CFA Program Awareness Scholarship available for those students who plan to take the CFA Program exams. Students who choose this option will receive revision support from faculty ahead of sitting the first examination in term 3 of the course. They will then sit parts two and three of the qualification after completing the Masters course.
There is not a cut-off deadline for applications for this program. All documents, including transcripts, degree certificate, GMAT/GRE scores (if taken), two references and English language test scores (if applicable), must be submitted before your application will be processed.
Once your application is processed, an email will be sent for results or for a request for an interview. If you are successful in admission, a letter of confirmation will be emailed in order to secure your place in the program. The deposit to reserve your place in the program is due at this time.