The MSc in Banking and Finance focuses on areas which have major practical and theoretical interest such as: investment analysis, commercial and investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives and taxation.
The degree is designed to equip you for a very wide range of careers in the finance and banking sectors and in multinational financial organisations.
This MSc degree course will develop your expertise in banking and finance to the highest level.
* It provides a thorough knowledge of the main components of commercial and investment banking and the changing structure of the international financial industry. * Exam exemption from the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment) Chartered Wealth Management Qualification. * Exemption from CBI (The Chartered Banker Institute) Diploma modules. * Suitable for students with some quantitative background in either finance and/or economics or from a degree with some quantitative elements.
MSc Banking and Finance offers:
* Invaluable contributions from respected City practitioners and industry experts who also teach students, bringing practical insights in to the classroom by applying the theory to real world scenarios. * A fully integrated careers programme, a dedicated careers consultant, and extensive industry links that aim to maximise your employment prospects. * An unparalleled set of optional short courses designed to equip you with further practical training and key technical skills that are highly valued in the Financial Sector. * High rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. * State-of-the-art facilities such as a virtual trading floor which provides exclusive access to the latest technology and financial software used in the banking and finance industry, and access to specialised financial and economic databases and software used by economists in finance or in government. * The opportunity to join QUMMIF – the only Investment Club of its kind, which allows students to trade real money (currently £30,000) in order to obtain relevant, practical work experience in trading and portfolio analysis.