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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Take this MSc course in Finance and gain exposure to a broad range of topics in the field of finance and corporate finance.

Overview

Who is it for?

You are ambitious to succeed in the finance field, in a career that might encompass anything from hedge funds to investment banking. Your strong quantitative skills give you an ideal starting point as you begin to investigate the mechanisms that drive finance across different industries.

Your interest in finance is matched by your desire to establish yourself in this highly competitive marketplace where pressure and risk accompany job satisfaction and financial rewards.

Objectives

The master's in finance programme is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the area. You kick off with a term of foundation modules that cement your understanding of finance, corporate finance, accounting and econometrics.

You build on that core knowledge with a term where you tailor the course to your own subject preferences.

You can choose to specialise in either finance or corporate finance, or to remain broad to acquire an all-round, post-graduate qualification in finance.

Flexibility is built into the MSc Finance programme through a comprehensive choice of electives including a number of optional overseas electives in locations such as New York, Singapore & Dubai.

What will you learn

On the master's in Finance postgraduate degree you will:

  • Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance
  • Develop your range of technical and conceptual skills
  • Gain broad experience of quantitative techniques
  • Develop your understanding of a wide range of financial issues across all industry sectors
  • Network with your peers and senior finance industry professionals in the City of London
  • Gain a highly valuable international, multicultural perspective

Acquire a flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles in global finance.

Career pathways

Career destinations for MSc Finance

Our MSc Finance provides you with the quantitative skills and tools for a successful and rewarding career in the competitive finance industry. You will build a knowledge of everything from investment management to hedge funds and corporate finance and our graduates move into careers in a variety of areas across the industry.

Our unique location a stone’s throw from the City of London offers unrivalled access to global investment banks, asset management organisations and financial services, with plenty of opportunities for networking.

Modules

Strong research is a key element of development strategy for companies and institutions large and small. This module aims to provide a grounding in financial research, particularly financial modelling and information gathering, which you will be able to use to support your learning on the rest of your course.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

31,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

31,000

Entry requirements

A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution. Some level of previous study or evidence of skills in finance or quantitative methods is essential. Work experience is not a requirement of this course

Department profile

The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) is one of City, University of London’s five Schools. Bayes (formerly Cass Business School) is part of an elite group of business schools to have been awarded triple accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our London home is the beating heart of an...more

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more

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