MBA with Finance & Risk Management

MBA with Finance & Risk Management,
Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
Extended Diploma in Finance and Risk Management,
Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
Certified Financial Decision Making Programme,
Awarded by Chartered Institute of Management, UK

To thrive in the ever-evolving field of Finance and Risk Management, professionals must stay updated with current knowledge and skills. The MBA in Finance & Risk Management from Westford Uni Online, in collaboration with Abertay University, UK and Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), offers a comprehensive program designed to meet these needs. By completing a research project, learners deepen their academic interests and earn up to 180 UK Credits.

This program goes beyond traditional finance topics, exploring advanced subjects such as Accounting For Next Generation Leaders and Sustainability and Business. It also incorporates theories from other business segments like Human Resources and Digital Marketing, providing a holistic understanding of the industry. This enhances service delivery and strengthens management and decision-making abilities.

Delivered in a blended learning format, the program takes a research-centric approach, empowering learners to drive their own education. Access to recorded virtual classes and an extensive library of research journals allows for self-paced progress and practical application of theories. Learners can make informed conclusions based on real-world insights.

By combining academic rigor with practical application, the MBA in Finance & Risk Management equips professionals with the necessary tools to excel in their careers. Whether exploring growth opportunities or advancing within their current roles, learners benefit from a comprehensive and flexible program that caters to the evolving demands of the industry. 

Part One: Extended Diploma in Finance and Risk Management,

Upon successfully completing the 6 modules in Part 1, students become eligible to receive the Extended Diploma in Engineering Management from the Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK. This prestigious accreditation recognizes the student's achievement and signifies the acquisition of 120 credits through the completion of these modules.

 Unit NameSCQF LevelSCQF Credit Points
Strategic Management1120
International Marketing Management1120
Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organizations1120
Accounting For Next Generation Leaders1120
Sustainability and Business1120
Financial Risk Management1120


Part Two: MBA with Finance & Risk Management

Upon successful completion of the 3 modules in Part 2, students become eligible to receive the MBA with Finance and Risk Management awarded by Abertay University. This esteemed degree recognizes the student's expertise in the field and signifies the acquisition of 60 credits through the completion of these modules.

 Unit Name
Research methods
Research proposal
Management Investigation (Capstone Project)

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    Awarded By

    Abertay University, Scotland


    12-15 months

    Total Credits

    180 Credits


    Online synchronous learning and onsite workshops

    Triple Crown Certification

    Opportunity to attend convocation in the UK

    Career Prospects

    Pursuing an MBA with Finance & Risk Management can open up a range of career prospects for individuals. Here are four potential career paths:
    With an MBA in Finance & Risk Management, individuals can pursue roles as financial managers in organizations. They can oversee financial operations, analyse financial data, develop strategies for risk management, and make informed decisions to ensure the financial health and stability of the organization.

    Financial Manager

    The expertise gained through the MBA program equips individuals to excel as risk analysts. They can assess and evaluate potential risks faced by organizations, develop risk management strategies, implement risk mitigation measures, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

    Risk Analyst

    Graduates with an MBA in Finance & Risk Management can explore opportunities in investment banking. They can work on financial transactions, mergers, and acquisitions, and help clients make strategic investment decisions. Their knowledge of risk management and financial analysis proves valuable in evaluating investment opportunities.

    Investment Banker

    Individuals with an MBA in Finance & Risk Management can also pursue careers as financial consultants. They can provide expert advice to clients on financial matters, risk management strategies, investment options, and help them optimize their financial resources. Their expertise and insights can assist individuals and organizations in making sound financial decisions. 

    Financial Consultant

    Educational Partner

    About Abertay

    Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange. With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. Abertay University prides in offering an inclusive, friendly, and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first-rate teaching and excellent student experience. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world. Graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.

    Achievements of Abertay University

    • Ranked Top 10 in UK for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
    • UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality” by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
    • QAA’s highest rating for academic standards and teaching quality, 2021

    About SQA

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.

    Why SQA?

    • SQA Qualifications are recognised worldwide.
    • Qualifications provide clear educational and employment progression pathways and are supported by the industry.
    • Provides vocational skills specific to occupations or sectors.
    • Each SQA qualification is benchmarked against qualifications on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)

    Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.

    Key Highlights

    • CMI promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
    • It is the ultimate management accolade backed by a unique royal charter.
    • Provides practical insight for both today’s leaders and the next generation.
    • Currently has 100k active learners and boasts 12000+ Chartered managers.

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    Why you should do this Program

    Meet Industry Demands

    The MBA with Finance & Risk Management program offers a unique opportunity to cultivate a strategic skill set that is highly sought after in today's business landscape. By combining in-depth knowledge of finance, risk assessment, and management principles, this program equips individuals with the expertise to navigate complex financial environments with confidence. Whether you aspire to be a financial leader, risk analyst, or investment strategist, this program provides the edge needed to excel in a competitive market, unlocking a world of exciting career opportunities and professional growth.


    Westford Uni Online stands on four pillars of strength: quality education, accessibility, credibility, and affordability. Students at Westford can enjoy the flexibility of multiple payment methods, ensuring convenience. Moreover, the institution offers various scholarships, supplementing its commitment to affordability and accessibility. With a focus on delivering high-quality education, Westford Uni Online provides students with the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a flexible and affordable manner, supported by accessible payment options and scholarship opportunities.

    Triple Crown Program

    Individuals pursuing MBA with Finance and Risk Management with Westford Uni Online are provided a with unique opportunity to graduate with three certifications. This helps professionals receive an edge over their competitors.
    ✓ MBA with Finance and Risk Management, Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
    ✓ Extended Diploma in Finance and Risk Management, Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
    ✓ Certified Financial Decision Making Programme, Awarded by Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK

    Blended Learning Format

    Blended onsite and synchronous learning combines the advantages of in-person and real-time online learning, offering a range of benefits to students. This approach provides flexibility in terms of time and location, allowing students to attend on-site classes while also participating in synchronous online sessions. Blended learning also provides access to a wide range of digital resources, encourages interaction among peers and instructors, and ultimately leads to improved learning outcomes.


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