The MSc in Finance is a specialist degree focusing on financial issues in all industry sectors. This degree provides a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, a broad experience of quantitative techniques and technical and conceptual skills, coupled with a strongly vocational approach. It is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in multinational financial organisations.
Unique features of the MSc in Finance are:
* This degree provides the opportunity to follow the CFA specialist pathway alongside the MSc and acquire the skills to complete the CFA Level 1 examination. The CFA professional qualification has a strong foundation of real world investment analysis and portfolio management skills along with practical knowledge of the investment industry. Is it required by major employers in the financial sector. * General training in all the key aspects of finance ranging from financial statements to derivatives pricing. * A rigorous analytical approach which makes the programme the most highly regarded of our finance programmes amongst prospective employers. * Exemption from CBI (The Chartered Banker Institute) Diploma modules. * Part of the CFA university recognition programme and has a limited number of CFA scholarships available. These scholarships are allocated amongst students already on the programme and fund them through CFA exams.
The MSc in Finance is currently available for one year full-time study.
You will take five compulsory modules in the first semester and two compulsory modules, plus three electives in the second semester.
The pre-semester modules in maths and statistics take place in September. They are especially designed for students who want to review concepts such as statistical distributions and matrix algebra.
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