Cass Business School, City University

Introduction
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A world-class reputation


An integral part of City University London, Sir John Cass Business School is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of 'triple-crown' accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). We are consistently ranked amongst the best business schools and programmes in the world which, coupled with an established 40-year reputation for excellence in research and business education, enables us to attract some of the best academics, students and businesses worldwide into our exclusive Cass network.

Highly ranked programmes
 

Our educational portfolio runs from our Undergraduate programmes, ranked first in London and third in the UK for Business (The Guardian University Guide 2010), right through to the breakthrough research carried out by approximately 100 PhD students.

Cass is also the largest provider in Europe of specialist Masters courses, with more than 20 programmes ranging from Actuarial Science through to Shipping. All our Masters courses are structured around industry demands and draw on the latest thinking from real world practitioners.


A Masters degree from Cass Business School will help you to specialise and stand out in a competitive world. Our MSc in Management programme was ranked 2nd in the UK by the Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking in 2010 for the second year running, and we are consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in Europe. We offer 17 Masters programmes including full-time and part-time study options. All programmes are delivered in an educational environment that is renowned for its commitment to innovation and research. Crucially, our London location permits high-level contacts with numerous City firms, with many Cass students moving on to positions in those firms every year.

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Programs

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MSc

MSc in Actuarial Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2016 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc in Actuarial Management from Cass Business School, City University allows you to study the key areas of actuarial practice. [+]

The UK Actuarial Profession accredits the MSc in Actuarial Management course. Indeed, Cass Business School was the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. 

Consequently, the course allows you to study the key areas of actuarial practice whilst also offering the opportunity to gain exemptions from the examinations of the Actuarial Profession.

In particular, students are able to gain exemptions in Actuarial Risk Management (Subject CA1), Communications (Subject CA3) and most of the Specialist Technical (or ST) subjects*

In addition, students who have outstanding Core Technical (or CT) subjects are able to gain exemptions in many of these also (covers Subjects CT2, CT4, CT5, CT6 and CT8 only).... [-]


MSc in Actuarial Science

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

There is a continuous demand for capable postgraduate level executives in the actuarial profession, whose members are among the highest paid in the UK. [+]

The MSc in Actuarial Science course is accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. Cass Business School was the first institution in the UK to have both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes fully accredited by the UK Actuarial Profession. It is also recognised by other actuarial professional bodies around the world.

Consequently, students have an excellent opportunity to gain exemptions from the Core Technical examinations of the UK Actuarial Profession.

The programme is delivered via face-to-face lectures from qualified actuaries (and other experts in the field) complemented by dedicated online support, easy access to faculty members, and advice on exam techniques.

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MSc in Banking and International Finance

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

Graduates from this course move into a range of careers in the financial sector including roles such as risk management in banking, retail and investment banking, regulatory bodies and consultancy. [+]

 

The MSc in Banking and International Finance is designed to equip you for a very wide range of careers in banks, investment banks, securities firms, portfolio managers, finance departments of industrial and service companies, consultants, central banks, auditors, multinational financial organisations, etc.

 

Such organisations have a continuous demand for postgraduate-level executives. Consequently, this MSc is popular with high-calibre individuals driven by a desire to work in activities such as: traditional lending, securitisation, credit derivatives, bridge financing, asset management, trading foreign exchange and securities, derivatives and structured products, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, securities custody, retail services, etc.... [-]


MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 12  August 2016 United Kingdom London

Graduates from this MSc in Finance move into a range of careers in the financial sector including roles as analysts, in corporate finance, fund management, banking, risk management and consultancy. [+]

 

A Masters in Finance from Cass has the potential to open up global career opportunities for flexible high-calibre students. That's because Cass is among the world's most respected business schools, meeting the needs of employers with a unique blend of theory and practice.

 

Our proximity to the London's financial district, enhances the practical, real world nature of the educational experience at Cass. Indeed, you will often be exposed to regular instruction and advice from City of London professionals.

This gives you:

A comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance  Technical and conceptual skills  Broad experience of quantitative techniques A focus on financial issues in all industry sectors City of London contacts An international, multicultural perspective ... [-]

MSc in Financial Mathematics

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

Students on this course will acquire an in-depth knowledge and understanding of financial mathematics and the ability to analyse new problems mathematically. [+]

 

The MSc in Financial Mathematics gives you the tools necessary to undertake high quality research in both financial and academic institutions.

As such, you will be equipped for roles involving the development of pricing and risk management models and their testing, or for a career as a risk analyst or quantitative analyst.

You will acquire an in-depth knowledge and understanding of financial mathematics. This will include financial mathematical theory and modelling, along with probability theory and programming which is then applied for asset pricing, modelling interest rates and risk management.

This programme is rigorous with respect to the mathematics but also places great emphasis on linking theory with real world developments. You will often be exposed to the teaching of real world practitioners from the City of London.... [-]


MSc in Insurance and Risk Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Students have the opportunity to earn substantial exemptions from professional examinations in the field of insurance and risk management. [+]

The MSc in Insurance and Risk Management is a well-established course that explores the multi-faceted world of risk management and reflects the growing interplay between insurance, risk management and financial services. It equips its graduates with the all-round skills that are necessary to succeed in a constantly developing business environment. The course combines a practical approach with sound theory to create a learning experience that is both challenging and stimulating. Its graduates emerge with a well-regarded and flexible postgraduate degree, solidly positioned to build a successful career in an exciting and increasingly complex business world.Professional examinationsStudents have the opportunity to earn substantial exemptions from professional examinations in the field of insurance and risk management. Course structureTo satisfy the requirements of the degree programme students must complete eight core courses and five elective courses. They must also complete a Dissertation. Students are also expected to follow the Induction programme.... [-]


MSc in International Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

Graduates from this course move into a range of careers in the financial sector including roles as analysts in, accounting firms, corporate finance, auditing, regulatory bodies and consultancy [+]

 

The Cass MSc International Accounting & Finance offers an expertly structured programme, giving you the real world accounting and finance expertise that leads to a wide range of rewarding international roles. And because Cass is located close to the City of London, you will be perfectly placed to exploit the opportunities created by the degree.

 

This is a highly practical programme. You will need a high level of quantitative skills in order to examine accounting and finance from the perspective of those who use financial reports to evaluate company and managerial performance. You will also gain an essential understanding of the principles underlying current thinking in accounting and finance... [-]


MSc in Investment Management

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

Graduates from this course move into a range of careers in the financial sector including roles as analysts, fund managers, hedge fund specialists, traders and marketers of financial instruments. Employers include all major financial institutions in London. [+]

 

The MSc in Investment Management is founded on three principles: academic rigour, relevant knowledge and an international orientation.

 

You will acquire a sound knowledge of the theoretical foundations that underpin modern investment and risk management techniques. These principles are applied in practice via case studies and the use of online databases such as Bloomberg and simulators. The practical aspect is delivered with extensive input from City of London institutions. Many leading practitioners teach on the course, providing a vital link between theory and practice.

 

The MSc in Investment Management is a demanding course. Over a 12-month period you will cover the traditional syllabus of a general Masters degree in finance and develop extensive expertise in a range of specialised areas such as the management of equity and bond portfolios; trading techniques; asset-liability management; risk management; alternative investments; venture capital and management of foreign exchange.... [-]


MSc in Management

Campus Full time 1 year August 2016 United Kingdom London

This course is based on an MBA style curriculum. It is academically rigorous and highly practical, offering graduates from a variety of backgrounds the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in key areas of modern management. [+]

 

The course is based on an MBA style curriculum and is academically rigorous without neglecting the applied, practical aspects of management education. Students come from a variety of backgrounds to experience the unique Cass environment of learning, teamwork and collaboration. 

The programme equips you with both the foundations of business management and the most advanced tools and theories. These often come directly from the research carried out by Cass's world renowned faculty. 

Several electives are offered alongside a business project and the International Field Trip. Graduates of the programme start careers in a variety of sectors. Cass's London location often helps in this regard, and we have close links with companies in all relevant fields.... [-]


MSc in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom London

The MSc in Quantitative Finance is designed to develop the specialised quantitative skills required to implement theory in different areas of quantitative finance. [+]

 

The MSc in Quantitative Finance develops the specialised skills required to implement theory in areas such as quantitative analysis, financial research, quantitative asset management, derivatives structuring, financial programming and risk management.

 

As such, it will equip you with a rigorous understanding of the theory behind Asset Pricing, and Fixed Income Securities with relevant applications using various computer software including programming languages. The programme focuses very much on forecasting i.e. econometrics, numerical methods and also covers risk management.

The demand for recruits with strong quantitative skills has spread beyond the pure derivatives area, and graduates from the course move into a range of careers in the financial sector. Cass's proximity to the City of London helps graduates to access outstanding career opportunities, especially as Cass has close links with many City institutions.... [-]