Description

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the financial system. Use your quantitative skills and graduate ready for a career in finance or banking.

This course is for graduates who have little or no business experience and want a finance or banking-related career.

Receive a solid theoretical foundation in finance and banking. You’ll learn to analyse financial decisions and the motivations of people making them, and how to apply this knowledge in the real world.

We bring in expertise from the University’s departments of Mathematical Sciences and Economics. This gives you access to a range of teaching and research experience.

Key benefits

  • Our emphasis on technical and practical skills means you’ll leave prepared for a finance career
  • Share your knowledge and experiences with students from all our finance courses. You’ll also gain global insight working with students from all over the world
  • Learn from three of the University’s leading teaching and research departments. We bring in expertise from Management, Mathematical Sciences and Economics
  • Apply academic theory to a practical issue with an optional dissertation alternative. You’ll get valuable experience working on a real problem

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Semester one

Compulsory units

You will take these units:

  • Econometrics for finance
  • Theory of financial decision making
  • Banking

Optional units

You will select two of these units:

  • Financial derivatives
  • Investment management
  • Introduction to quantitative finance
  • Corporate governance

You can also choose to take an extra Director of Studies approved unit.

Semester two

Compulsory units

You will take these units:

  • Financial econometrics
  • Financial engineering
  • Corporate finance

Optional units

You will select two of these units:

  • International finance
  • Risk management
  • Financial statement analysis and company valuation
  • Contemporary finance issues
  • New venture financing
  • Behavioural finance

You can also choose to take an extra Director of Studies approved unit.

Summer: Dissertation or Practice Track

Student Destinations

The practical focus of our courses will help you stand out from the crowd. You will develop key skills and work with employers from the start of your course.

Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD.

Fees

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or above (or its international equivalent) undergraduate degree. Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with quantitative content.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

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