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Finance and Investment Banking MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Investment Management Finance / Accounting (General) Financial Management

Course type


Course Summary

This programme aims to: 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 management and associated subject fields, such as economics/international economics; provide students with a programme of study which develops the academic skills and theoretical and empirical underpinnings appropriate to the study of finance, economics and investment management at Masters level; provide students with the knowledge and 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. Enhance your career prospects with this unique Master's which will develop the analytical and evaluative skills essential for success within the field of finance and investment management. The programme provides a coherent and intellectual learning experience, and supports the development of your critical understanding of the subject, allowing you to employ the tools of analysis used within that subject area. The programme will not only appeal to those who wish to pursue a professional qualification relevant to corporate analysis and financial intermediation, but also those wishing to enter the field of accounting, banking, economics and finance and corporate regulation.

Different course options

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

Study mode

Full time


1 year

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Quantitative Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
Financial Markets and Institutions (15 Credits) - Core
Economics, Finance and Banking (30 Credits) - Core
Financial Statement Analysis 2 (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a second Class Honours, lower division (2:2) from a UK university in the field of economics, finance, accountancy or business with an applied quantitative element, or the equivalent of the above from a recognized university.

University information

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in Hatfield,...more

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