University Scholarship Essay

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I believe that masters’ degree offers me an excellent opportunity to further my learning in a more challenging environment and to deepen my understanding of the knowledge and skills I already had at my undergraduate level. I am keen on all aspects of business, but am particularly interested in finance and management. Through my previous studies I have change from physical science to social science and I have increasing interest in economic impact of the world’s economy, My undergraduate studies of a BSc degree in Engineering physics and a BA in accountancy with marketing gives me an overall capability in both areas. My personal attributes include leadership and creativity as well as analytic and problem solving skills. I interact effectively with people of various ethnics and academic background. Throughout the years I spent my studies and employment I have always managed to achieve project goals and I have brought quality work into timely and productive completion both as individual and teamwork assignments. I have written two unpublished articles including: “Adherence to Budget, financial planning and control process for a small size entrepreneurs: A case study of the off-License business” and “The role of SMEs to the UK economy in recovery from the recession: An empirical investigation”. A lecturer at the Merton College rated these article as excellent academic articles.

As movement towards a global economy and unprecedented explosion of free trade and exchange worldwide has brought about immense opportunities to develop newer tools, instruments and methodologies in the field of financial management; it is this challenging environment to which I intend to contribute by evolving meaningful and optimal solutions to various problems of finance. Thus, my goal is a career in International Finance and academic research wherein I could advance analytical approaches to financial management. As the global financial problem continues to increase there is need...