Master of Science in Economic Studies in United Kingdom

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Economic Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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MSc Corporate Financial Management

The University of Law Business School Online
Online Full time Part time 12 - 21 months January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in corporate or business finance. [+]

MSc Corporate Financial Management

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in corporate or business finance.

This degree programme will help you develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in finance, with a strategic perspective. It is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, personal finance, corporate finance or as an accountant, offering an excellent foundation for your career or for further study. As well as gaining a formal qualification, you will build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers.... [-]


Dual MSc & MA in Finance and Investment

London School of Business & Finance
Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online MSc & MA in Finance & Investment from the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO in partnership with Geneva Business School, delivered 100% online through the industry-leading educational platform. [+]

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online MSc & MA in Finance and Investment, jointly awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and Geneva Business School. You will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of global financial markets, global financial investment strategy and international banking. Graduates will be equipped with the tools required to compete effectively in the world of global finance.

Studying entirely online, you will have access to HD video tutorials, a library of research resources, professional and peer student networks, and student support, all at your fingertips, 24/7. And with the option of a pay-as-you-go fee structure, you can earn your degrees in as little as 18 months.... [-]


MSc Global Accounting

The University of Law Business School
Online Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. [+]

MSc Global Accounting

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting.

The master's programme is designed so that you can complete your course in a 12 month period. You will develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in global accounting with a strategic perspective in a global context. The Business School prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on it programmes by academics with practical experience to ensure that research is melded with a relevant real-life application. You will apply theoretical concepts and accounting and finance models to real-life case studies, in an online environment. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands.... [-]


MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Online Full time Part time 5 years January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance provides a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. [+]

MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance provides a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. The degree is designed to complement and extend students' ICA Diploma studies, adding master's-level studies in relevant areas of law to areas of study covered in the ICA Diploma. The programme provides the intellectual and practical underpinnings required to enhance an already-established career in the compliance field, as well as a rigorous approach to self-reflection and personal development.... [-]


Master in Finance

European School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 15 months January 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Master in Finance prepares fund managers and professional investment analysts for entrance into the banking and finance sector. The course examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management concerns. [+]

The Master in Finance prepares fund managers and professional investment analysts for entrance into the banking and finance sector. The course examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management concerns.

As part of the Finance specialisation, master students explore:

• classical and contemporary corporate financing approaches with respect to multinational firms in developed and developing markets

• the viability and appropriateness of a corporate mergers or acquisitions through evaluation and analysis

• value assessment and enterprise value

• risk management and different theories and approaches for the multinational enterprise... [-]


MSc Financial Analysis and Fund Management

University of Exeter Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Exeter

Our flagship finance Masters is ideal for anyone wishing to study advanced financial theory and to acquire expertise in investment analysis. You will be both supported and challenged with an academically rigorous curriculum to ensure you gain the skills demanded by global organisations. [+]

Our flagship finance Masters is ideal for anyone wishing to study advanced financial theory and to acquire expertise in investment analysis. You will be both supported and challenged with an academically rigorous curriculum to ensure you gain the skills demanded by global organisations.

This Programme is one of a limited number of programmes globally which has been awarded CFA® ‘University Affiliation Program’ Status. You, therefore, have the opportunity to study for both Level I and II of the CFA® examinations whilst you study, meaning you could work towards a second qualification in addition to your MSc.

To help you prepare for this challenging course, there is a three-week induction specifically for Financial Analysis and Fund Management students beginning in September. This includes an Introduction to several of the subject areas covered in the programme, and particularly accounting.... [-]


MSc in Global Finance (online)

Cass Business School
Online Part time 24 months January 2019 United Kingdom London

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools. [+]

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools.

With its flexible online format, this course is designed to suit your needs if you’re:

Looking to further your career in finance, without having to put your work commitments on hold or commit to on-campus studies Based anywhere around the world and looking to study a world-class MSc in Global Finance without having to move to the UK or relocate elsewhere New to the finance industry, experienced but looking to move to a different sector, or just looking to expand and deepen your global finance knowledge.

Apply now – applications are now open for intakes in January, May, and September.... [-]


Online MSc Financial Services Management - University of Salford (UK)

Robert Kennedy College
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 United Kingdom Salford UK Online + 2 more

This course offers you an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s most dynamic growth sectors, with relevance to areas including property, transport, shipping insurance, credit cards, wealth management and home and commercial mortgages. [+]

3 good reasons to study Financial Services Management at Salford A course that equips you with the necessary theory and skills to work successfully in the rapidly expanding financial services industry Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School Duration

Minimum 12 months, maximum three years.

Course Outline

This course offers you an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s most dynamic growth sectors, with relevance to areas including property, transport, shipping insurance, credit cards, wealth management and home and commercial mortgages.... [-]


MSc International Finance

Aberystwyth University Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Aberystwyth

In an ever-increasing globalized and political world, financial systems are becoming more dependent on each other.  You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills of advanced concepts in finance and join with students from many different countries to consider vital issues: international financial development and regulation, financial systems and emerging financial markets. [+]

In an ever-increasing globalized and political world, financial systems are becoming more dependent on each other. You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills of advanced concepts in finance and join with students from many different countries to consider vital issues: international financial development and regulation, financial systems and emerging financial markets.

You will develop a critical understanding of the contemporary role of the financial system in the economic process, including its potential role in facilitating economic growth and the importance of regulating activities of financial institutions and markets domestically and internationally. This will prepare you for employment in the financial services industry. This course is suitable if your first degree is in a relevant area such as Accounting and Finance, Economics, Business Management or other related areas.... [-]


MSc Business with Financial Management

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom London

The programme has been developed for recent graduates in non-business disciplines who wanted to add a business dimension to their undergraduate specialism and as such has been a very popular course. To be successful in this programme, you will need enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to not only work hard but learn new ways of thinking. We also expect you to show initiative and be able to work independently. [+]

Start dates: September, January, May

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,500

Working in a large, modern, international organisation, a medium sized company or even a small start-up firm requires a range of business capabilities. The most valuable employees are those who have not only a sound knowledge and understanding of the various parts of a business but those who are quick learners and team players with leadership potential. The MSc Business with Financial Management programme will give students both the general business knowledge and understanding as well as the personal skills needed for a wide variety of roles.The programme has been developed for recent graduates in non-business disciplines who wanted to add a business dimension to their undergraduate specialism and as such has been a very popular course. To be successful in this programme, you will need enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to not only work hard but learn new ways of thinking. We also expect you to show initiative and be able to work independently.The programme is designed around a set of modules that are common to all pathways. These modules cover general business functions, strategic management and organisational analysis. These modules also guide you towards the achievement of the generic postgraduate goals of strategic awareness, developing leadership potential and understanding the theory and practice of international business. In the second semester, you will be given the opportunity to specialise in Financial Management. In the remainder of the programme, you will complete your research and write up of... [-]


Master of Science in International Finance Analysis

INSEEC London
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom London

The objective of this program is to impart a high level of expertise in corporate finance and financial analysis [+]

Master of Science in International Finance Analysis

The objective of this program is to impart a high level of expertise in corporate finance and financial analysis. Students and professionals will explore more deeply the financial, accounting and legal techniques in order to acquire a solid expertise, essential to high-level positions. The training also prepares many degrees and/or professional certifications (AMF, CFA, BAT, etc.).This one-year program combines courses mainly conducted by industry experts with a long-term internship that allows students to apply the acquired knowledge. Graduates are recruited as: financial analyst (buy side/sell side), credit analyst, corporate analyst (mergers and acquisitions, private equity, primary activities, etc.), asset manager, fund manager, financial expert, expert in real estate asset management, investment adviser, expert in risk management, financial communication manager, compliance manager, financial management, etc.Courses... [-]


MSc Economics and Finance

University of Bath
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Claverton Down

If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, our MSc in Economics and Finance is an excellent choice. [+]

Combining core economics with relevant finance topics, this course is one of the few of its kind and ideal preparation for a finance-focused career.

If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, our MSc in Economics and Finance is an excellent choice.

Bringing together a compelling combination of training in advanced economic theory with relevant finance modules, our specialist master’s is one of the few courses in the UK offering this mix of subjects.

Starting with a comprehensive refresher course in essential maths and economics skills, we will go on to explore how economics can be used to help address real financial issues such as the global financial crisis.... [-]


Corporate Finance

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Loughborough

This is an applied programme that provides students with knowledge and skills to work in corporate finance roles. It combines rigorous academic content with practical application. [+]

This is an applied programme that provides students with knowledge and skills to work in corporate finance roles. It combines rigorous academic content with practical application.

Corporate finance encompasses diverse topics such as mergers and acquisitions, issuing capital, cash management, corporate payout policy, managing foreign exchange exposure and executive compensation.

This degree is aimed at candidates who wish to prepare for a career in the treasury department of a large company or for the corporate finance team of an investment bank.

It would also prepare students for a management consultancy role with a finance focus or an advisory role with an accounting or professional services company.... [-]


MSc Accounting and Financial Management

Royal Holloway University of London
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Egham

This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background. [+]

Overview

The rise in importance, complexity and uncertainty of accounting and financial management poses a challenge for all organisations - from established multinational corporations to social enterprises and tech start-ups - and for those who wish to pursue a career within them. This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background.

The course provides practical-oriented knowledge in a worldwide context and aims to develop you as an independent and reflective learner, with the ability to continue to learn once in your chosen profession. Providing the skills and framework for future needs, this course takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and business, delivering a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between these. The course draws upon the extensive research, practical knowledge, and teaching expertise of our management and finance academics. Their internationally recognised research and involvement in the activities of professional accounting bodies and firms across the world means that each module provides cutting-edge knowledge of contemporary accounting theory and practice.... [-]


MSc Finance and Accounting

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis. [+]

A fundamental requirement of any successful organisation is to be able to manage its accounting and financial activities efficiently and effectively. This requirement has become more obvious in recent times as organisations have faced turbulent economic conditions, lending difficulties, risk management issues and the criticisms of governance.

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.... [-]