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MSc Finance and Investment Banking

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Banking Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

The course offers a coherent and intellectual learning experience, providing you with a critical understanding of the subject and enabling you to employ the tools of analysis used by a wide range of finance and investment banking professionals. You can now combine this specialist Master's with a year long placement. The work placement opportunity gives you a practical perspective to your academic studies and enables you to increase greatly your skill set for a wide range of finance and investment banking careers. The programme also echoes the esteemed Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA®) level 1 and 2 examinations. Specific careers that may be appropriate include a range of investment banking roles (e.g. financial analyst, investment manager, securities’ analyst and portfolio manager) as well as roles within financial departments of corporations/organisations (e.g. treasury, financial control, risk analysis etc.). Furthermore, the programme offers a sound platform and preparation for doctoral research in the areas of finance, accounting and economics.

Why choose this course?

Provide students with an intellectually challenging programme of study leading to an awareness of issues, themes and applications within the field of finance and investment banking and associated subject fields Provide students with an opportunity to undertake an one-year work placement of full time work experience Provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to identify suitable tools for the investigation of issues in areas such as investment analysis, fund/asset management, economics analysis and financial reporting; Provide students with the necessary IT analytical skills which reinforce the theoretical and empirical underpinning of the programme. The students will learn quantitative methodology, to carry out quantitative analyses of relevant financial and economic problems

What will I study?

We offer a varied programme of teaching and learning that includes small group seminars, statistical software packages, lectures and access to specialist web-based resources. The teaching material of programme is based on the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA®) curriculum level 1 and 2. You will be assessed through a variety of coursework and exams including written reports of various lengths, presentations, and practical assignments. You will also be able to complete a research dissertation, in conjunction with your supervisor, for the research component of your programme.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 17-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

17-SEP-20

Modules

Quantitative Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Financial Statement Analysis 1 (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation: MSc Finance and Investment Banking (45 Credits) - Core
Financial Statement Analysis 2 (15 Credits) - Core
Financial Data Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Economics, Finance and Banking (30 Credits) - Core
Financial Markets and Institutions (15 Credits) - Core
Asset Valuation (15 Credits) - Core
Research Methods: MSc Finance and Investment Banking (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,265

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for the programme are: An honours degree (at least 2:2 or equivalent) in the field of economics, finance, banking, accounting, business studies, science, engineering, mathematics, or A suitable professional qualification (including ACCA, CIMA CIPFA, CFA, ICAEW, ICS), or Other appropriate qualifications/experience to be assessed by the Programme Leader and Admissions Tutor.

University information

Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Future Employment: Superb career support with 96.5% of graduates in work within six months of graduating Industry Connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements Course Accreditation: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses Financial Support: 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates, as well as £11,222 of postgraduate funding...more