MSc International Finance

General

Program Description

By registering for the MSc International Finance, you will gain a thorough understanding of international financial markets, financial institutions, and financial instruments. You will study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy.

In the area of international capital markets, you will study foreign exchange markets, and you will develop an understanding of the complex factors affecting the movement of capital in a globalized world. To underpin your study of financial instruments and financial markets, you will be encouraged to develop an independent capability to design and estimate appropriate models for the analysis of financial data.

Program structure

Semester One:

  • International Financial Markets and Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Research Methods

Semester Two:

  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making
  • International Finance and Capital Markets
  • Either Portfolio Analysis and Management or Banking and Financial Intermediation

Summer:

  • Dissertation
Last updated Apr 2019

About the School

Aberystwyth Business School at Aberystwyth University is a great choice for postgraduate study. The School has inspired generations of leaders in management and finance. We know that you have a choi ... Read More

Aberystwyth Business School at Aberystwyth University is a great choice for postgraduate study. The School has inspired generations of leaders in management and finance. We know that you have a choice of degrees from a wide range of universities. That's why we work very hard to ensure that your experience as a student with us is as personally, professionally and academically fulfilling as possible. Read less