The programme will provide you with comprehensive knowledge of essential topics including the dynamics of financial markets, issues surrounding the causes and effects of financial risk and the professional practices for measuring and managing portfolio risk. You will also have an opportunity to specialise your knowledge in additional areas through a selection of optional modules in areas such as accounting, international banking and security investment analysis.
Practical exercises and trading simulations allow you to test your knowledge in genuine business scenarios. The programme benefits from excellent links with industry and commerce, connecting you with the latest challenges in financial markets worldwide.
You will learn from highly qualified teaching staff involved in world-class research in the field of financial risk management. Leeds University Business School is internationally recognised for Masters in Finance, ranked among the world’s elite (Financial Times Masters in Finance rankings, 2014).
Graduates are equipped for an international career in financial risk management, to work for financial institutions, investment banks, regulators and standard setters, international insurers, asset managers, underwriters and investment funds. You will be able to access a range of career options within finance, including risk management, credit risk analysis, derivatives, insurance and finance research.
This degree is an excellent qualification for individuals seeking to pursue further postgraduate study.
The deadline for International applications is 31 March 2017.
The deadline for UK/EU applications is 30 June 2017.
For further guidance on how to apply, visit: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/how-to-apply/
Our Masters Open Days are an opportunity to visit in person, learn more about our Masters degrees and meet our staff. Activities include:
- Presentations, talks and Q&A with academic directors
- Business School tour
- Speak to admissions, academic teaching teams and current Masters students
Please visit our website for further information and to book your place: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/meet-us-at-an-event/
You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) in a relevant degree such as accounting, finance, economics, mathematics, physics, or engineering.