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MSc - Master of Science
Financial Management Finance / Accounting (General)
If you want to pursue, or advance, a career in financial management, this master’s course is a great choice. It is designed for anyone who wants to gain the professional qualifications of the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) Investment Management Certificate (IMC) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The course is one of only a handful of its kind to be accredited by the CBI, giving our students the chance to apply for Associated Membership and enjoy Associate Chartered Banker status. We work closely with the CBI to ensure our course continues to meet the Institute's high standards and gives our graduates the most relevant, sought-after skills.
You will gain skills in financial analysis and econometrics to help prepare you for the course’s practical, research-focused assignments and a career in the industry, learning about financial risk management and how this affects company behaviour. Our students come from all over the world and are motivated to learn in the financial capital with all of the advantages that brings. Based in Stratford, close to the financial powerhouses of the City of London and Canary Wharf, you will live and breathe the financial services industry with this hands-on course.
Your Future Career
You will be well prepared for professional roles in finance and risk as this well respected qualification is designed to boost your career prospects. If you are determined to pursue a career in the City, this degree will take you a big step closer. But your Master’s in Finance and Risk will also open doors to any company or organisation that needs to make evidence-based business decisions. Financial management plays a crucial, strategic role in companies of any size, so this degree gives you the potential to have influence. By the end of the course you should be able to provide sound financial advice, armed with the skills and knowledge to make a contribution to any company’s bottom line. An obvious choice is to work in the banking sector, but investment and broking firms; multinationals and other corporations are also options for someone who understands the financial markets.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students need 2.2 Honours degree in Business, Finance, and Economics or in the Applied Mathematical Sciences with some Economics courses. They will normally be expected to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.
At UEL, 94% of the university’s research is considered to be of international standard (REF 2014). Plus, £250k is awarded each year for postgraduate scholarships, providing a 50% discount on taught postgraduate tuition fees. The university is based across two campuses in the thriving area of East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park on its doorstep while Docklands campus has its own train station. Together, they offer over £450 million of...more