Master of Business (Financial Management)
The Master of Business in Financial Management program is ideal for middle managers, and those aspiring to be in the middle management in financial management. You will learn to demonstrate detailed knowledge of Financial Management principles and application, as well as key techniques used in practice. With the UAE as a base, the program will teach you the importance of global financial markets. You will be able to interpret financial statements, evaluate economic phenomena, develop financial strategies and make sound decisions on financial investment using tools and frameworks.
Note: Degree name to be changed to Master of Financial Management for students commencing in September 2021 (Autumn 2021 intake).
Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September
Dr Kashif Saleem
PhD, Economics and Business Administration, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland; MSc Economics, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland; MSc Business Economics, University of the Punjab Pakistan; BCom Auditing and Accounting, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
He is a member of the Multinational Finance Society, the Graduate School of Finance, Finland, the Eurasia Business and Economics Society...
Career progression is rapid in the finance field and the MBus (Financial Management) program will help you to achieve the highest level in your chosen sector. Typical areas include:
- Investment Analysis
- Fund Management
- Commercial and Investment Banking
- Credit Analysis
- Financial Consultancy
- Financial Control
- Treasury Management
- Research Analysis
- Investment Advice
- Wealth Management
Accreditation and Recognition
All Business programs at the University of Wollongong in Dubai are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Education and are licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Also, all Business programs of the University of Wollongong are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
All MBus programs are also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from the University of Wollongong Australia.
The Master of Business program also offers specialisations in Human Resource Management, International Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Management. If you decide you would like to complete two MBus specialisations when you enrol at UOWD, there are arrangements in place that mean you can do this in in minimal time. Connect with us to find out more.
The maximum requirement to graduate from a single specialisation MBus program is twelve (12) subjects. However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, you may be able to complete the MBus program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.
To complete a single specialisation, it will normally take you ﬁve or six semesters (based on 3 mandatory semesters per year where you take 2 subjects). At this rate, the degree can be completed within two years or less. If you take 3 subjects per mandatory semester, you can fast-track your degree and complete the program in four or five semesters (just over a year). Classes are held from 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday, with occasional Saturday classes. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 11 weeks.
Your program of study will be as follows:
|Level||Subject Code||Subject Name|
|Common Business Foundation*||ACCY801||Accounting and Financial Management|
|ECON802||The Economics of Global Business Challenges|
|MGNT803||Organisational Behaviour and Management|
|MARK804||Principles of Marketing Management|
|Specialisation Subjects||FIN922||Investment Management|
|ECON939||Quantitative Economic Analysis|
|FIN924||Financial Statement Analysis for Business|
|Electives**||ECON928||Economics for Modern Business|
|FIN925||Banking Theory and Practice|
|FIN928||Multinational Financial Management|
|FIN956||Banking, Lending and Securities|
|FIN959||Enterprise and Risk Management|
|FIN953||Banking and Financial Institutions Law|
|MGNT923||Contemporary Issues in International Business|
|Capstone Project||MGNT922||Business Research Project|
* If you are eligible for credit for prior learning from all four foundation subjects, you will be required to complete two further elective subjects from within your specialisation.
**Students are required to choose two electives from the approved list.