MSc in Finance

University of Gloucestershire

Program Description

MSc in Finance

University of Gloucestershire

Using the latest data and real-world examples, this course allows you to tailor your learning and prepares you for registration with professional bodies in the finance industry.

You will use cutting-edge software and real-time data to develop the expertise and knowledge needed to pursue a career in finance. The course is aligned with the latest requirements of the market; students can seek registration with industry bodies such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute and Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) before or after graduation. Through active learning, you will develop the experience and competence required to enter the world of finance at a senior level. Practical workshops, problem-solving, case studies and business simulations will consolidate your expertise.

All learning is based on real market data: students hone their skills in the Thomson Reuters Trading Room. You will have the flexibility to tailor your learning to your career goals by choosing optional modules. You will be supported by a team of highly experienced teaching staff, who have strong professional backgrounds in finance.

Modules

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Compliance and Risk
  • Financial derivatives
  • Investment instruments
  • Portfolio management
  • Contemporary issues in Islamic Finance

Study style

Taught modules will be assessed through examinations, case studies, practical computer-based data analysis and research-focused assignments. The final master's stage is assessed by a research-based dissertation.

Entry requirements

  • You will need a good honours degree in an analytical discipline such as accounting, finance, economics, engineering, mathematics or physics
  • Or substantial passes in the examinations of a professional body (eg CFA, PRMIA)
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in any band) or equivalent

Careers

This course equips students with the skills required to work in a variety of specialist roles, for example as financial analysts and investment advisers. It is also a route to an academic or consultancy career via a PhD.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 10, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 semesters
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
9,000 GBP
Home and EU students: 9,000 GBP (Full-time). International students: 14,350 GBP (Full-time).
Information
Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Gloucester, England
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
End date Aug. 31, 2019
Dates
Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Gloucester, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Aug. 31, 2019