Business with Financial Management

Robert Gordon University


This course is targeted at aspiring and current managers who want to develop their managerial competences with an enhanced understanding of finance theory and corporate financial management. You will develop a range of strategic and finance skills relevant for business decision making within a global environment.

Stage 1:
You will increase your understanding of how and why business operates, and focus on finance theory and the behaviour of financial markets. You will develop your knowledge of the basic elements and techniques of change and resilience as well as reinforce your professional and transferable skills in interpersonal communication and teamwork.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Business with Financial Management.

Stage 2:
You will strengthen your expertise in the use of tools and techniques supporting the management of the finances and resources of a business and how they can influence strategic decision-making. You will add to your awareness and understanding of business economics and develop your appreciation of the strategic decisions required in an international context.

You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Business with Financial Management.

Stage 3:
The Capstone module is designed to provide you with an opportunity to integrate master's level knowledge and skills by independently working on an applied academic study or business consultancy project from a degree related discipline. This can take the form of a business plan. Personal and professional skills such as research, oral presentation and teamwork will be developed.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree in any subject. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Aberdeen Business School

SCQF Level