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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Risk Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for those who 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 behavior. 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. The course is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute.

On this course you will combine a master’s-level knowledge of key theories, concepts and literature with a practical understanding of data collection and analysis. Throughout your studies you will gain insights into how governments and other organisations address financial risks. To develop your practical skills you will learn how to use the Bloomberg trading tool, giving you an advantage over students on similar courses across London, as you will have experience on exactly the same tools that financial managers use on the job. 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.

Different course options

Full time | University of East London | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Dissertation - Core
Asset Pricing - Core
Risk Management in Banking - Core
Research Methods & Data Analysis - Core
Bank Credit Management - Core
International Finance - Core
Corporate Finance - Core
Professionalism, Ethics & Regulation in Banking - Core
Bloomberg Trading Game - Core
Investment Management - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,260

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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.

University information

The University of East London has 140 practical, career-focused postgraduate programmes in the areas of: Arts Creative and tech industries Architecture Engineering and construction Cultural studies Social sciences Law Business Education Psychology Health Bioscience Sports Many of these are accredited by professional bodies. The uni is based across two campuses in East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park...more