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International Finance and Investment MSc

International Finance and Investment MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business / Finance Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Reasons to study International Finance and Investment MSc at DMU:

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 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.

This course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in, investment banking trading, asset management, portfolio investment, hedge funds, corporate finance management and financial analysis or to pursue further studies in finance.

The course offers a range of benefits including:

Intensive use of the Bloomberg Trading Room via your core modules in Applied Trading and Portfolio Management
Mentoring and one-to-one academic support from leading academics at the forefront of their fields
Emphasis on the development of business-relevant cultural awareness, including optional language study
Course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI), enabling you to gain a CISI professional qualification while studying for your MSc
Opportunity to pursue an Executive Company Project, or traditional dissertation during the summer
A contemporary choice of optional modules including: Behavioural Finance, Sustainable Banking, Finance and Development, and Financial Derivatives
Teaching from academics with experience across many segments of the finance industry
There are also opportunities to get involved with a DMU Global international experience programme such as a visit to New York City’s financial district.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test.

Your precise timetable will depend on the optional modules you choose to take, however you will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week. We expect you to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research.

Graduate careers

An International Finance and Investment MSc will open up a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with global employers. You may choose to pursue a career in finance, banking, investments or a variety of other roles within the finance industry.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module introduces key skills required for work in corporate finance. This module covers sources of funds for companies, investment needs, project appraisal and management of portfolios, risk measurement, relevance of capital structure and methods of company valuation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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.