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The Masters in Finance programme is aimed at business and cognate discipline-related graduates who want to specialize in finance. It combines the academic theory of finance with a strong practical perspective closely related to the practical world of finance. It aims to develop a sound understanding of a broad range of topics related to the study of finance in order to enhance employability, enabling an accelerated start to, or continuation of career paths in finance. Compulsory modules include financial accounting, corporate finance, financial mathematics and risk management, with optional modules in contemporary finance and economic development. SCHEME STRUCTURE: The 12-month full-time Masters in Finance consists of two parts. Part 1 is made up of 12 compulsory taught modules of 10 credits each. Details of these modules are given below. Part 1 is taught over two teaching blocks: teaching block 1 runs from October to January, and teaching block 2 from February to May. Part 2 involves a supervised dissertation worth 60 credits. The dissertation provides the opportunity to explore, in depth, an area of finance of particular interest. It is undertaken between June and September, and should be submitted with the 12-month period allowed for the scheme. COMPULSORY MODULES: - Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: examines the key aspects of accounting and financial reporting, including the analysis and interpretation of financial information. - Corporate Finance: covers the key issues and techniques of corporate finance, including the cost of capital, share price behaviour and portfolio analysis. - Managerial Economics: covers the application of economic principles and methods to the decision-making problems that confront organizations. - Development Finance: focuses on the key issues facing the financial development of emerging economies, including the role of financial markets, banks and international aid agencies. - Principles of Financial Mathematics: introduces some of the important mathematical techniques used to monitor and control finances and assist in the managerial decision-making process. - Finance Theory: introduces the main theoretical frameworks used to explain and predict financial management behaviour. - Financial Econometrics: provides students with the statistical tools necessary to analyse and interpret complex financial problems, and to make financial forecasts. - Contemporary Issues in Finance: covers the currently unresolved issues facing academic researchers and practitioners in the finance discipline. - Advanced Finance: introduces more advanced topics in finance including assets valuation, option pricing and behavioural issues in financial management. - Financial Markets & Institutions: covers the role of financial intermediaries like banks and insurance companies in the economy and international financial markets. - Financial Derivatives & Risk Management: examines the strategic importance of risk management and techniques that can be used to control corporate risks such as the use of financial derivatives and insurance. - International Financial Management: considers the main issues in international business activities, including foreign exchange management and the control of political risks. TEACHING STAFF: The teaching staff on the MSc Finance programme consist of Finance academics with research interests across the whole range of financial management topics, as well as academics from Economics and Statistics. CAREER PROSPECTS: The MSc Finance programme strives to combine academic rigour with a practical perspective to ensure that content is intellectually demanding whilst being related to the practical world of finance. The scheme has been designed to develop a sound understanding of finance, to extend existing knowledge whether from previous study or practical experience, and as such to enhance employability. The techniques and skills gained on the programme will enable an accelerated start on ca

The Masters in Finance programme is aimed at business and cognate discipline-related graduates who want to specialize in finance. It combines the academic theory of finance with a strong practical perspective closely related to the practical world of finance. It aims to develop a sound understanding of a broad range of topics related to the study of finance in order to enhance employability,...

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Entry Requirements

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Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree that has included a range of modules in accounting/finance or quantitative/statistical methods. This need not necessarily be a degree with accounting or finance in the title. ed on thItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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