MSc - International Finance and Investment


De Montfort University    Faculty of Business and Law

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Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Business & Management (5) Finance (14)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our MSc in International Finance and Investment, designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to navigate the complexities of the financial world. Delve into the realms of trading portfolio management, corporate finance, and cutting-edge Financial Technology (FinTech) through our rigorous academic curriculum. Taught by industry-experienced academics, you will gain insights into Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, and more. The programme offers a range of optional modules including Behavioural Finance and Sustainable Banking, ensuring a tailored learning experience. Benefit from our state-of-the-art Trading Room, access to leading financial databases, and mentoring from top academics. With a focus on practical relevance and cultural awareness, this course is ideal for aspiring professionals in investment banking, asset management, and beyond. Join us if you hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related fields, and let us guide you towards a successful career in the dynamic world of finance.

About the course

Our MSc International Finance and Investment programme will provide you with skills and expertise to appraise issues facing financial market participants and to improve the practice of investment and risk management in a sustainable and ethical manner. It focuses on trading portfolio management and corporate finance following latest developments in the finance field by offering Financial Technology (FinTech) as a core module. You will be taught by research active academics with industry experience who are able to bring fresh insights into their teaching. Research strengths include Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, International Finance, Project Finance, Accounting, Financial Markets and Corporate Governance. Teaching is academically rigorous and strong emphasis is placed on practical relevance.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in an Accounting, Finance, Banking, Economics or Business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.

Professional qualifications deemed to be of equivalent standing, relevant work experience and strong quantitative degrees (Statistics, Engineering, Maths and Physics) will be considered on an individual basis.


Fees

2022/23 tuition fees for UK students: £8,950

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