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Postgraduate Certificate in Finance

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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 you will be introduced to Islamic finance and behavioural finance.

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 in corporations, financial institutions and other organisations
  • 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

Career relevance

Financial decision making is fundamental to all organisations. This qualification aims to equip learners with an understanding of how the finances of an organisation work and apply their knowledge in a variety of ways. It will enhance their employability by providing them with skills and knowledge that span from the ability to analyse and interpret financial statements through to the comprehension of company valuation, mergers and acquisition and knowledge of models of corporate governance, and Islamic finance.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 4,410overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Open University

  • Campus address

    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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