Taught by professionals with extensive industry experience and high academic qualifications, the MSc Finance with Specialisations will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations. This course will combine your theoretical knowledge and practical training in a rigorous and challenging study of financial markets.
The programme offers three specialisations:
- Risk Management
You will gain a thorough understanding of the various fields that make up the finance industry, as well as learning practical skills for your future career. We simulate the real-life experience of working in finance through training on the Thomson-Reuters platform, and guest lectures from industry specialists. We also use case studies of current live companies of interest, and you will participate in a case study competition, where your final valuation is presented to a panel of experts. You will look at how the theory and research you study applies to today’s reality, by discussing topical issues, such the eurozone crisis, considering a range of different perspectives, its causes, and potential solutions.
Why should I choose this programme?
Finance plays a decisive role in the lives of both organisations and individuals. This programme will enable you to offer flexible solutions to complex problems, with repercussions beyond the finance industry, such as the recent banking crisis. Regent’s became the first University Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in 2010. Students benefit from presentations by key risk specialists and networking opportunities with academics and practitioners from the field. The programme is complemented by practical extra-curricular activities, helping you to take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to the financial market.
Key skills, aims and objectives
You will gain -
This programme will equip you with both an academic and practical understanding of the finance industry. Our emphasis on working within teams will develop your collaborative skills. You will gain the essential skills and techniques to tackle problems in the complex world of global finance and banking.
This programme will give you the essential preparation for a career in the diverse world of finance. Whether you aspire to become a private wealth manager in the City of London, a risk analyst on Wall Street or a treasurer in your family business, the MSc will give you the rigorous academic and practical training you need to succeed.
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Last updated October 24, 2017