STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD WITH A HULL MSC In the midst of challenging times for businesses around the world, it’s clear that organisations are looking for professionals who have the capacity to make sense of complex issues in order to make things work better.
This is why our MSc programmes will equip you with specialist skills, advanced knowledge and an appreciation of how these are put into practice in the global business environment – allowing you to fit smoothly into organisations of all kinds and add value from day one.
Funding for our MSc programmes is available through scholarships and bursaries for home/EU and international students.
MSC MONEY, BANKING AND FINANCE The global financial crisis which hit the world economy in 2008 brought into sharp relief the importance of corporate and international finance, especially the banking sector, to the functioning of economies and markets around the globe.
To help you make a positive impact in this critical area, the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance delivers an understanding of how these sectors work – and why they matter – providing you with invaluable training for a career in money, banking or finance.
The programme is designed for graduates from any discipline with a strong interest in the foundations of money, banking and finance who wish to acquire analytical skills necessary to pursue a career in the financial sector. It also caters for those who seek a general career in business or public service, but who want to know more about how the finance sector operates and how it assists business and government.
You will study:
• Economics for Business • Money and Banking • Introductory Econometrics for Finance • International Finance and Investments • Professional Skills • Research Methods
You will also • choose from either Real Estate Investment or Monetary Policy • choose one other optional module • engage in a dissertation or project in an area of interest
TRANSFERABLE SKILLS In addition to core modules related to your area of study, all MSc programmes include two common modules to help develop transferable academic and professional skills.
Professional Skills will help you to build the tools you need to achieve your academic and professional objectives, including personal development planning techniques, communication and presentation skills, and approaches to problem solving.
Research Methods enables the exploration of research paradigms in the context of business and management, providing you with tools and techniques ready for the dissertation or project and beyond.
DISSERTATION OR COMPANY-BASED PROJECT The dissertation provides the opportunity to pursue your interests and strengthen your analytical and critical skills as you undertake a major piece of work.
Your dissertation can be in the form of a company-based project, which involves the exploration of a specific organisational issue related to your programme of study. You will put your learning into practice in a real organisation and feed your findings and recommendations back.
ENGAGE WITH THE WORLD OF WORK Our dedicated World of Work team coordinates the company-based projects, promotes job opportunities and arranges events throughout the year to support your career development.
This support does not end on graduation. We encourage all our students to keep in touch with us after they have finished their studies by joining our global community of 27,000 graduates , who work in roles from senior managers in functional areas to chief executives. Graduates are invited to take part in the stimulating network opportunities and management development programmes we offer, continuing their personal and professional development.
Twenty-five scholarships of £1,500 are available for new MSc students and these are awarded on the basis of academic excellence. If succesfull this scholarship is in addition to a £1000 bursary. For details of eligibility and an application form please visit: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/hubs/msc/msc-fees-and-finance.aspx