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The BA (Hons) Global Management with Pathways degree is carefully structured to offer you an integrated and holistic approach to management studies.

It builds your skills across five complementary areas of business practice, after which you follow a specialist pathway.

The programme offers great flexibility, allowing you to explore different aspects of management before deciding on your specialist pathway.

In the second year, there is the opportunity to spend a term studying abroad at an internationally renowned university or business school in locations such as Australia, Canada, Russia or the USA.

Why should I choose this programme?

Finance plays a crucial role in any organisation, and is fundamental to management decision-making.  Global financial managers must have expertise not only in gathering and recording relevant data, but in the analysis and interpretation of information to aid and direct business planning.

The Global Financial Management pathway combines two areas of financial management expertise: finance and accounting. It will enable you to discuss and analyse with confidence the financial parameters of business planning, performance and evaluation.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the ways in which financial intermediaries and institutions work, and learn about the structure of financial markets and how they function.

The pathway offers a coherent and principled framework and will equip you with the skills to critically understand current financial and accounting practice.

Key skills, aims and objectives

  • Confidence in the use of mathematical techniques
  • Financial report writing, innovative financial management and strategic financial planning
  • Understanding of the financial capital markets and knowledge of annual company accounts
  • Ability to assess and evaluate company cashflows
  • An awareness of new developments in business thinking
  • Ability to think critically and have confidence in decision-making

Future opportunities

The Global Financial Management pathway prepares you to work in areas such as corporate finance, banking, trading, private equity, financial services, real estate and investments. You may also consider the role of financial analyst or journalist.

Your skills will equip you for managing the financial affairs of any type of business. You will also be able to contribute in developing corporate strategy, business planning, management accounting and improving a company’s competitive position.

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