MSc Corporate Financial Management

Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping

Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping

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STRUCTURE & CONTENT

The students of MSc Corporate Financial Management program will deepen their knowledge in the field of business management from the financial perspective, mainly in raising funds for business creation and development as well as entrepreneurship management related to small and medium business financial policies. Students will examine extensively the creation of a business plan and a feasibility study, which is a tool in the entrepreneur's arsenal and helps the development of the business mindset, attitude and skills necessary to succeed in business capital management. Graduates of the Program will be equipped with advanced knowledge in financing new business ventures and financial management of companies.

Apart from developing the required soft and hard skills related to the business management and business financing, the Program aims to develop students' ability to analyze, understand and evaluate advanced issues related to the functioning of financial markets, asset management, asset valuation, investment valuation and financial risk management. The MSc Corporate Financial Management provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and quantitative tools used in modern financial methodology so as to utilize analytical problem-solving skills to meet current and future industry challenges.

The Program offers both in-depth academic and professional competencies, so as to enable the holders of MSc in Corporate Financial Management to be among the best applicants for high positions with financial consultants, banking industry, financial departments of local as well as multinational organizations, forex brokers, hedge funds etc.

Additionally, it enables students to broaden their potential to conduct empirical and applied research through the preparation of a Postgraduate Thesis for further deepening in academic concepts, whilst provides them with access to doctoral programs of prestigious universities as well as pursuing their studies towards acquisition of professional qualifications (CFA, FRM, ACCA/ACA etc.).

Last but not least, the Internship offers the suitable opportunity for the students who opt for, to understand the problems and trends governing businesses in the financial or adjacent sector, by integrating them in an environment of real working conditions.

MODULES

The structure of the postgraduate programs of the Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping for the academic year 2020/21, is as follows:

1st semester [compulsory modules]

MSc Shipping and Finance

MSc Corporate Financial Management

MSc Shipping and Business

CFS 507: Financial Analysis and Applications

CFS 507: Financial Analysis and Applications

CFS 506: Business Statistics

CFS 509: Statistical Analysis

CFS 509: Statistical Analysis

CFS 507: Financial Analysis and Applications

CFS 510: Port Management and Economics

CFS 542: International Financial Management

CFS 510: Port Management and Economics

CFS 531: Maritime Economics

CFS 551: Asset Pricing and Investments

CFS 531: Maritime Economics

  • Workload of each module: 7.5 ECTS. 

 

2nd semester [compulsory modules]

MSc Shipping and Finance

MSc Corporate Financial Management

MSc Shipping and Business

CFS 530: Shipping Finance

CFS 508: Corporate Finance

CFS 534: Chartering

CFS 534: Chartering

CFS 556: Financial and Shipping Risk Management

CFS 538: Strategic Management in Shipping

CFS 556: Financial & Shipping Risk Management

CFS 559: Financial Modelling

CFS 541: Shipping Operations Management

CFS 560: Seminars in Shipping and Finance

CFS 560: Seminars in Shipping and Finance

CFS 560: Seminars in Shipping and Finance

  • Workload of each module: 7.5 ECTS. 
  • From the 2nd semester onwards, students may select a Postgraduate Thesis, which continues during the summer period and the 3rd semester. Workload of the elective Postgraduate Thesis: 30 ECTS.

 

Summer period [elective modules]

MSc Shipping and Finance

MSc Corporate Financial Management

MSc Shipping and Business

CFS 528: Banking and Finance

CFS 528: Banking and Finance

CFS 528: Banking and Finance

CFS 558: Innovation of Technology – FinTech & ShipTech

CFS 558: Innovation of Technology – FinTech & ShipTech

CFS 558: Innovation of Technology – FinTech & ShipTech

ERP 900: Placement (internship)

ERP 900: Placement (internship)

ERP 900: Placement (internship)

  • The summer period applies to students who do not opt for the Postgraduate Thesis.
  • Workload of each module: 7.5 ECTS.
  • Students who do not opt for the Postgraduate Thesis, are required to select 2 modules during the Summer period, for a total workload of 15 ECTS.

 

3rd semester [elective modules]

MSc Shipping and Finance

MSc Corporate Financial Management

MSc Shipping and Business

CFS 511: Financial Theory & Corporate Policy

CFS 511: Financial Theory & Corporate Policy

CFS 511: Financial Theory & Corporate Policy

CFS 542: International Financial Management

CFS 531: Maritime Economics

CFS 542: International Financial Management

CFS 551: Asset Pricing and Investments

CFS 561: Corporate Restructuring

CFS 551: Asset Pricing and Investments

CFS 561: Corporate Restructuring

CFS 562: Shipping Logistics

CFS 561: Corporate Restructuring

CFS 562: Shipping Logistics

CFS 580: Postgraduate Thesis

CFS 562: Shipping Logistics

CFS 580: Postgraduate Thesis

CFS 850: Research Methods

CFS 580: Postgraduate Thesis

CFS 850: Research Methods

 

CFS 850: Research Methods

  • Workload of CFS_580: 30 ECTS | Workload of CFS_850: 10 ECTS | Workload of all other modules: 7.5 ECTS
  • Students who do not opt for the Postgraduate Thesis, are required to select at least 2 modules during the 3rd semester, for a total workload of at least 15 ECTS.

At least 90 ECTS are required for the successful completion of each program.

ADMISSION

Eligibility

Eligible to apply for the Master's programs are:

  1. Bachelor’s degree holders from a recognized university,
  2. Holders of a degree which has been recognized by the Cyprus Council of Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KYSATS) to be an equivalent to a bachelor’s degree,
  3. Undergraduate students, who are expected to receive a bachelor’s degree prior to the commencement of the Master’s program.

 

Application outcome

Candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application (correspondence will be sent to the email address stated when submitting the application). Candidates can be also informed about the progress and the outcome of their application through the University Portal.

 

Deadline for applications for the academic year 2020/21

First round: February 1 to March 31, 2020

Second round: until May 31, 2020

 

Supporting documentation

To apply, one must attach the following documents:

  • Photocopy of identity card or passport
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Photocopy of bachelor’s degree (or a certificate confirming that the bachelor’s degree will be obtained prior to the commencement of the Master’s program)
  • Detailed transcript of bachelor’s degree
  • Attaching letters of recommendation is not necessary. It is necessary though to state two names / details / telephone numbers of persons who could be potential referees and, if deemed necessary, the Department will contact them directly.

Significant note: Even though a certificate of proficiency in English is not required during the application process, applicants should be aware that for all Master’s programs a very good command of English is necessary.

The Department reserves the right to request additional -confidential or not- information or documentation from the candidate.

The application along with the supporting documents are submitted electronically, through the University Portal. For analytical guidelines on how to create your account with the University Portal, refer to this page.

 

Advance payment and tuition fees

If you have been offered a position, an advance payment is a condition for securing it. The amount of the advance payment is not refundable in any case whatsoever. For more information regarding the advance payment, the tuition fees and the payment methods, refer to this page.

 

Contact us for more information

For more information, please contact the Student Services and Information Center [email: kep@cut.ac.cy, tel. +357 25 002710/11], or the Department directly [email: cfs.media@cut.ac.cy].