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Financial Forecasting and Investment - MSc


University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This programme provides you with training in the key areas of financial analysis, forecasting and financial investment. It will provide you with an enhanced understanding of the underlying forces which drive financial markets and the relevant analytical tools you need to forecast time series and implement advanced trading strategies.

Why this programme

Financial Forecasting & Investment will provide you with a detailed understanding of:

  • the theory of optimal portfolios
  • how to exploit available information to forecast future behaviour of stocks, interest and exchange rates
  • theoretical models of time series and their empirical counterparts using data from real-world equity and derivatives markets
  • how to determine fair values of financial products
  • the mechanics of the price discovery process in

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Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.


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