Master of Science in Economic Studies in Stirling in United Kingdom

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Economic Studies

A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

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.

Stirling was historically one of the royal strongholds of the Kingdom of Scotland. Now it’s home to The University of Stirling that has between 11 and 12 thousand students, representing over 80 nationalities.

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MSc in Financial Technology (Fintech)

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Fintech is taking over the banking and finance industry. The way we handle money is changing and the whole industry is taking note - from international banks to backroom start-ups. To do well in fintech, you need to understand technology, finance and business creation. [+]

Overview

Fintech is taking over the banking and finance industry. The way we handle money is changing and the whole industry is taking note - from international banks to backroom start-ups. To do well in fintech, you need to understand technology, finance and business creation.

Our new MSc Financial Technology (Fintech) provides a solid foundation in computing technology, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills. It’s an innovative course designed for those looking to enter a career in the fintech industry.

Fintech combines the technology from big data and analytics, mobile computing and modern financial services. Some of the activity in the sector is being carried out by the large, existing financial institutions, but the majority comes from small companies who are developing disruptive technologies.... [-]


MSc Economics for Business and Policy

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

This new Masters course is different to others: it places great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real-world business and policy challenges. Our course is suitable for anyone with a drive to succeed in economics, even if you’ve had no previous training in this area. [+]

Overview

This new Masters course is different to others: it places great emphasis on applying economic thinking to real-world business and policy challenges. Our course is suitable for anyone with a drive to succeed in economics, even if you’ve had no previous training in this area.

You'll explore interactions between international institutions, governments and households, and develop an appreciation of the insights that economic analysis can bring to business and policy. Our course also cultivates your skills in decision making and analysis, while enhancing your critical thinking abilities in evaluating business performance, management styles and statistics, as well as the public, social and macroeconomic policies and their effect on businesses and households.... [-]


MSc in Investment Analysis

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

The University of Stirling MSc Investment Analysis has a world-class reputation and is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate course in the field. It is also one of very few masters degrees in the UK to be recognised as an affiliated university under the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP). This acknowledges that the course covers at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and places emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The course positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, which has become the most respected and recognised investment credential in the world. [+]

Overview

The University of Stirling MSc Investment Analysis has a world-class reputation and is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate course in the field. It is also one of very few masters degrees in the UK to be recognised as an affiliated university under the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP). This acknowledges that the course covers at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and places emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The course positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, which has become the most respected and recognised investment credential in the world.... [-]


MSc in International Accounting and Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

Accounting and finance roles have increasingly taken on an international dimension. With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, this course meets the business world’s demand for graduates who are educated to Masters level in International Accounting and Finance. [+]

Overview

Accounting and finance roles have increasingly taken on an international dimension. With growing globalisation and the convergence of international accounting practices, this course meets the business world’s demand for graduates who are educated to Masters level in International Accounting and Finance.

The course provides specialised training in international accounting and finance and helps you develop the specialised reporting and analysis skills needed by worldwide organisations. It also enables you to gain an appreciation of international investment issues from a range of perspectives.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to offer employers an understanding of international reporting standards which have an increasing global relevance, along with an advanced awareness of international financial markets.... [-]


MSc in Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

Financial management is at the heart of business decision-making. This specialist Masters course will equip you with the theory and analytical techniques required for a successful career as a finance professional. [+]

Overview

Financial management is at the heart of business decision-making. This specialist Masters course will equip you with the theory and analytical techniques required for a successful career as a finance professional.

You’ll gain hands-on experience of the process of financial decision-making and practical knowledge of the workings and role of financial markets in the allocation of capital. The course also gives you an understanding of the qualitative and quantitative techniques needed to interpret market reactions to geopolitical events such as Brexit, oil-price shocks and financial crises.

Gain real-life experience

In our Financial Statement Analysis module, you’ll work as part of a team to develop an investment buy or sell recommendation. In your dissertation, you’ll identify and answer a real-world question, or extend your company analysis skills developed in Financial Statement Analysis.... [-]


MSc in Banking and Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

Our MSc Banking and Finance course is suitable for everyone, whether you already have related qualifications or experience, or want to change the direction of your career. The course helps you progress towards recognised professional qualifications that are accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, making our course one of the few UK programmes to offer this level of recognition. [+]

Overview

Our MSc Banking and Finance course is suitable for everyone, whether you already have related qualifications or experience, or want to change the direction of your career. The course helps you progress towards recognised professional qualifications that are accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, making our course one of the few UK programmes to offer this level of recognition.

You’ll develop an understanding of the concepts and methodologies of banking practice, an appreciation of the value and limitations of research, and a critical awareness of the current and potential problems facing the industry. You’ll also improve your ability to understand and compile economic reports, company accounts and financial forecasts.... [-]