MSc Finance - Oman

University of Strathclyde Business School

Program Description
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MSc Finance - Oman

University of Strathclyde Business School

Why this course?

This course is being offered in Oman on a distance learning basis in collaboration with the College of Banking and Financial Studies.

It's suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance:

  • corporate finance
  • security analysis
  • portfolio management
  • future and other derivatives
  • treasury management
  • management of financial institutions and markets
  • financial decision making

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.

This course covers the same syllabus as the MSc Finance taught at Strathclyde and you'll take the same examinations as those on the full time course.

The College of Banking and Financial Studies will provide local administration, hold counselling sessions, arrange teaching sessions all undertaken by Strathclyde staff, as well as the examinations.

The programme will provide you with:

  • a good understanding of financial theory and analysis
  • an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions
  • a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis
  • the ability to apply the analysis developed in the course

You’ll study

The curriculum provides you with a good balance between accounting and finance theory and practical skills and knowledge.

You'll study core classes, which include Principles of Finance and Accouting & Financial Analysis. You'll also choose elective classes from topics including Security Analysis and Management Accounting.

Strathclyde's Department of Accounting & Finance is ranked 2nd in the UK for Accounting and Finance by the Times University Guide 2015 & the Sunday Times Guide.

Course content

Core classes

Semester 1

  • Principles of Finance
  • Accounting & Financial Analysis

Semester 2

  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • International Financial Markets & Banking

Semester 3

  • Advanced Corporate Finance & Applications

Semester 4

  • Derivatives & Treasury Management

Elective classes

Choose one from the following:

  • Portfolio Theory & Management
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Empirical Methods in Finance
  • Security Analysis

Semester 5

  • Empirical Research Projects

Assessment

Assessment will be by examination, the same as those taken by the students on the full-time course at University of Strathclyde.

Entry requirements

  • an Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent, in accounting, economics, business studies or a subject area with a strong quantitative bias. The programme requires no prior knowledge of finance
  • applicants in Oman will be judged on an equivalent basis
  • for students whose first language is not English, an IELTS of 6.5 (with no one section below 5.5) will also be required. Find more information about the English language requirements for studying at Strathclyde

Fees & funding

How much will my course cost?

All fees quoted are for full-time courses and per academic year unless stated otherwise.

Fee

£16,000

Careers

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
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 8, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
24 months
Part time
Price
Price
16,000 GBP
Information
Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Oman Ruwi
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Duration 24 months
Price 16,000 GBP
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Oman Ruwi
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Duration 24 months
Price 16,000 GBP