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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Financial Management Management (General) Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. If you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role.

Jointly developed by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Strategy & Organisation, this course is designed to give you a competitive edge no matter where your future business career takes you.

It offers ambitious graduates a thorough grounding in both financial and management principles. This in-depth understanding of both subject areas will be applicable to roles in any organisation, where a good knowledge of finance and management is required.

Our MSc Finance is currently ranked 55th in world for Masters in Finance (Financial Times, 2018). This course covers part of the MSc Finance.

Assessment

Every class will either have a class test or assignment (e.g. group/individual projects and presentations) during semesters 1 and 2. Exams will take place at the end of each semester in December and April/May.

Modules

This is semester 1 module. The aim of the class is to provide you with an understanding of the financial system and the roles and functions of financial markets and institutions. A particular emphasis is placed on understanding the roles of intermediaries such as banks and investment firms. You will develop an understanding of the various characteristics and roles of fixed income, equity, and foreign exchange markets. While some attention will be given to the UK financial markets, the global nature of financial markets will be widely discussed. This class aims to equip you with an awareness and understanding of financial markets and institutions in the context of the global economy. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role and contribution of the banking sector. This class covers the reasons for, and nature of, of financial markets and institutions with a particular focus on banking, the global nature of these markets and their regulation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£14,150

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£25,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need second-class Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification in economics, accounting, business studies, mathematics, statistics, computing, or related subjects. Equivalent professional qualifications may also be accepted.

University information

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