University of Strathclyde

Finance and Law

This course introduces students to both the legal aspects of regulation of international finance as well as to principles of accounting and finance.

Entry requirements

UK students are required to have a good Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in economics, accounting, business studies, maths, statistics, computing, or related subjects, or an equivalent professional qualification. Overseas students' qualifications will be judged on an equivalent basis.

Course modules

Semester 1: principles of finance; accounting for financial analysis;
international banking law. Semester 2: advanced corporate finance and applications; financial regulation and Compliance. Students on the programme will be required to take electives from: behavioural finance; security analysis; risk management for banks; financial management for banks; portfolio theory management; derivatives; contemporary employment relations; labour law in the global economy; comparative company law; world trade law; UK and EU environmental law; international environment law; law of international business; international investment law; E-commerce; arbitration law; intellectual property law. Semester 3: Students on the MSc will complete a project in Finance and a project in Law. Finance Project; Law Project.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through written assignments, group and individual projects, examinations and presentations.

Students will be assesses by a range of methods including written assignments, examinations, and individual and group projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 19,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 12,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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