This programme is research-oriented with emphasis on providing you with the tools to solve the practical problems that will create value for companies and enable societies to evolve.
You will get wide theoretical knowledge in both corporate finance and asset pricing as well as quantitative skills that will allow you to conduct research and analyse real-world problems. The study of financial economics and banking will allow you to excel in both finance and economics fields. Contemporary topics will be integrated throughout the programme in order to better understand human behaviour in financial markets.
Throughout the programme, traditional academic modules will alternate with research seminars, discussions with academic staff and visiting researchers, and meetings with representatives from the financial markets. This will ensure an integrated and concrete learning environment with strong connections to the real world.
The programme is a perfect fit for individuals looking to enhance theoretical knowledge, quantitative and analytical skills and improve career opportunities. It will make use of cutting-edge textbooks and materials published in the field. In addition, you will have the opportunity to apply for teaching and research assistantships within the IBSS and across the University during your studies.
The programme will equip you with:
• comprehensive knowledge of contemporary financial and economic theories and their application to the challenges that face organisations today • academic knowledge and skills, as well as ‘softer’ business skills that employers value, such as emotional intelligence, creative thinking and high-impact communication
You will be able to listen to and meet high-profile people from the management world as well as attend the networking events we run with local employers and events run by recruiting organisations on campus.
INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS I AND II QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH TECHNIQUES I AND II ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE FINANCIAL MARKETS PORTFOLIO THEORY FINANCIAL ECONOMICS MONEY AND BANKING
What are my career prospects?
The programme is designed to support career entry and development in the financial sectors within world financial markets, multinational corporations, investment banks, asset management companies, banks, non-financial companies, government agencies, consultancies as well as in other financial institutions. It also prepares students for doctoral studies and an academic career.
The MSc Finance programme provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary financial and economic theories and their application to the challenges that face organizations today. In addition to academic knowledge and skills, we will equip you with the ‘softer’ business skills that employers value, such as emotional intelligence, creative thinking and high impact communication. You will be able to listen to and meet high profile people from the management world. You can also attend the networking events we run with local employers, as well as events run by recruiting organisations on campus.
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