University of Strathclyde

Finance (Tanzania)

This course is offered in conjunction with the Institution of Finance Management (IFM) in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as: Corporate finance; security analysis; portfolio management; options and futures; treasury management; the functioning of financial institutions and markets; financial decision-taking in the public sector.

If you're already working in finance, the course will enhance your effectiveness in your current role. We'll explore the latest developments in the field and encourage you to question traditional rules and techniques and take an analytical approach to practical problems.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies, maths, statistics or computing. Overseas students' qualifications will be judged on an equivalent basis.

Course modules

Semester 1: Principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; quantitative methods for finance; international financial markets and banking.
Semester 2: Advanced corporate finance and applications; derivatives and treasury management.
Optional modules: Behavioural finance; security analysis; management accounting; empirical methods in finance; portfolio theory and management
Semester 3: Empirical research projects.

Assessment methods

The examinations for all classes will take place at the end of the semester in which they are offered.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 12 12 Months

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