Start dates available for January, April, July & October. Please visit Kaplan, Singapore here for more details. 

Course overview

The programme enhances understanding in areas such as asset valuation, corporate finance, risk management techniques, along with a focus on advanced corporate finance, international finance and investment management. 

This programme advances knowledge and understanding in finance, equipping you with a wide range of analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by employers in the finance and banking sector. 

You will gain insights into the complex environment in which organisations operate and the financial implications. The programme aims to develop a critical awareness and understanding of contemporary issues and theories relating to corporate finance, financial instruments and investments preparing graduates for the dynamic challenges of the financial world.

The Master’s degree programme would be delivered through blended learning, which is a combination of face-to-face teaching and online learning.

Why Financial Management at Aston University?

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The MSc Strategic Financial Management programme consists of 10 modules. This programme may be completed in 12 months on a part-time basis.

The following modules are covered in the programme:

Module Title
Advanced Corporate Finance 
CSR, Sustainable Development and Public Policy 
Effective Management Consultancy 
Financial Statement Analysis
Human Resources and Change Management
International Finance
Investment Management
Project Implementation and Reflection 
Project Proposal 
Strategic Management and Finance


Entry requirements


  • Degree in any discipline; OR
  • Other qualifications will be assessed on case-by-case basis and the final decision rests with the University. 

Additional requirements

•    Completed application form
•    One professional reference – for graduates within the last 3 years, one can submit EITHER an Academic Reference OR Employer Reference
•    An official academic transcript and certificate of university studies

•    GCE O-Level English Grade C6 or better; OR
•    IELTS score of 6.5 overall with min 5.5 in 1 band and min 6.0 in all other bands; OR
•    An equivalent English language qualification recognised by Aston University. Click here for more information. 

•    Matured students: At least 30 years old with at least 8 years’ relevant working experience; OR
•    If applicant does not hold an academic qualification in Marketing related modules (e.g. Advertising, Public Relations, E-Marketing and/or Consumer Behaviour), relevant professional marketing experience may be considered (i.e.. at least 2 years professional marketing experience or a full 1-year internship in a marketing-related role).

In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

Fees and scholarships

For fees and scholarships please contact Kaplan directly for more information:

Telephone: +65 8613 8989

For further information about the MSc Strategic Financial Management: Master of Science Strategic Financial Management


A combination of assignments and examinations

Career prospects

Upon completion of this course you will be well-prepared to work in both private and public sectors in various financial roles such as:

•    Auditor
•    Banker
•    Commercial accountant
•    Financial analyst
•    Financial consultant
•    Foreign investment specialist
•    Fund manager
•    Investment banking analyst
•    Operations executive