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Banking and Finance

This innovative postgraduate programme is specifically designed to equip graduates looking to pursue careers in corporate finance in large financial and non-financial institutions, corporate financial services, financial regulatory agencies, wealth management and investment. The core, elective and optional modules of this exciting programme cover a very wide range of specialised areas from which you will gain a thorough and in-depth knowledge of the most current developments in the global financial markets and institutions, investment and wealth management. The module syllabuses are designed to develop your quantitative analysis skills, enabling you to critically analyse financial investment proposals and empirical applications of corporate finance. These skills are deemed crucial for a successful career in the banking and finance sector.

Course modules

Corporate Finance and Risk (Compulsory - 20 credits); Current Issues in Accounting, Economics and Finance (Compulsory - 20 credits); Professional Development and Practice in Business and Management (Compulsory - 10 credits); Quantitative Finance (Compulsory - 20 credits); Research Methods (Compulsory - 10 credits); Dissertation (Compulsory - 40 credits); Global Financial Institutions (Elective - 20 credits); Islamic Investment Banking (Optional - 20 credits); Wealth Management (Optional - 20 credits); Behavioural Finance (Optional - 20 credits); Capital Markets and Derivatives (Optional - 20 credits); International Political Economy (Optional - 20 credits); Management of Finance (Optional - 20 credits); Professional Work Experience (Optional - 20 credits)

Assessment methods

The professional world our successful graduates are aiming to enter are seeking students that are able to conduct useful research, think critically about that research and apply to complex problems - this ,inter alia, necessitates effective use of modern ICT and the ability to utilise knowledge effectively. Particularly within this field graduates will be expected to show excellent quantitative skills. These students will be assumed to process effective two-way communication skills and be comfortable and effective in self-managed and team environments. The formative and summative assessments necessary to develop, hone and showcase these abilities are, of necessity many and varied and these programmes will expose the students to individual coursework, and presentations, group tasks, reflective logs, role-playing as well as traditional closed book examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years

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