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 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our new MSc Financial Technology provides a solid foundation in computing technology, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills, for students looking to enter a career in the fintech industry. [+]

EU ApplicantsEU students enrolling for a postgraduate taught degree in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 academic year will be admitted as Scottish/EU fee status students and will be eligible for the same tuition support as Scottish domiciled students.

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 provides a solid foundation in computing technology, financial theory, ethical and regulatory constraints, and business skills, for students looking to enter a career in the fintech industry.... [-]


MSc Economics for Business and Policy

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

This course will develop your knowledge and analytical skills for a successful career as a business and policy analyst in the public, private or non-profit sectors. [+]

This course will develop your knowledge and analytical skills for a successful career as a business and policy analyst in the public, private or non-profit sectors. You’ll learn about interactions between international institutions, governments and households and develop an appreciation of the insights that economic analysis can bring to business and policy.

You’ll develop skills in decision making and critical analysis. The course also develops your skills in evaluating business performance, management styles, official statistics, public, social and macroeconomic policies and their effect on businesses and households. The course is aimed at students from a variety of backgrounds, including those with no previous training in this area.... [-]


MSc in Investment Analysis

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

The MSc Investment Analysis is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate level course in the field of investment management education. It is one of the very few Master’s degrees in the UK to have CFA® Institute Program Partner status and one of a select group of partner institutions worldwide. [+]

The MSc Investment Analysis is the UK’s longest-established postgraduate level course in the field of investment management education. It is one of the very few Master’s degrees in the UK to have CFA® Institute Program Partner status and one of a select group of partner institutions worldwide.

Accreditation

As a CFA® Institute Program Partner, at least 70% of the learning outcomes of all three levels of the CFA® Programme are covered and so the course is ideally suited to those who wish to become qualified as a CFA® Charter-Holder.

Top Reasons To Study With Us The MSc in Investment Analysis at Stirling was the UK’s first postgraduate programme in the field and is one of the few such programmes in the world to have CFA® Institute Programme Partner status. 70% of the learning outcomes of the CFA® Charter Programme are covered, the course is ideally suited to students who wish to qualify as CFA® Charter holders. Students undertake the free Amplify Trading week-long masterclass giving practical experience of financial markets. The Course Director, Dr Kevin Campbell, is an internationally respected expert with specialist research interests in corporate finance and governance. University of Stirling students' have reached the final of the CFA® Institute Research Challenge on eight out of the last nine years, a record unique amongst the UK Partner Programme universities. In 2016 Stirling won the UK final. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) the School was placed in the UK’s top 25 institutions for Business and Management,... [-]

MSc in International Accounting and Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

The increasing influence of international financial reporting standards and the shortage in some countries of international accounting expertise have led to significant demand for relevant education. In the EU the speed and significance of recent reforms have also led to a demand for Master’s level education which reflects these developments and facilitates the transition. [+]

Globalisation, the growth of multinational enterprises, the convergence of international accounting practices and the expansion of the European Union all contribute to the importance of an international focus in accounting and finance education.

The increasing influence of international financial reporting standards and the shortage in some countries of international accounting expertise have led to significant demand for relevant education. In the EU the speed and significance of recent reforms have also led to a demand for Master’s level education which reflects these developments and facilitates the transition.

Accreditation

Logo ACCA 2014The global accounting body ACCA recognises the MSc International Accounting and Finance giving graduates of the course automatic exemption from four of their papers, F1-F4 with a fifth and sixth, F7 and F9, possibly based on the spring semester options that are chosen.... [-]


MSc in Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

The MSc Finance provides a thorough grounding in the theory and analytical techniques required by finance professionals. It offers students a global perspective on the process of financial decision-making and practical knowledge of the workings of financial markets and the price-setting process. Students will also learn to critically evaluate research and advanced scholarship in finance. [+]

The MSc Finance provides a thorough grounding in the theory and analytical techniques required by finance professionals. It offers students a global perspective on the process of financial decision-making and practical knowledge of the workings of financial markets and the price-setting process. Students will also learn to critically evaluate research and advanced scholarship in finance.

Top Reasons To Study With Us Students undertake the free Amplify Trading week-long masterclass giving practical experience of financial markets. The course includes full access to financial databases such as DataStream, providing real-life, real-time information and insights into current research and analysis within the UK and international financial environment. The course is led by Dr Isaac Tabner, who is a senior lecturer in finance, a holder of the CFA Charter, a full member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of the UK and of the Personal Finance Society from which he and has a diploma in financial planning (DipPFS). He prepares Digest Summaries for the CFA Institute and is an Academic Advisor on the IMC Panel for the CFA Society of the UK. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Stirling Management School was placed in the UK’s top 25 institutions for Business and Management, out of 101 business schools. In Scotland, the School was ranked in the top five. Course objectives ... [-]

MSc in Banking and Finance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

This MSc gives you the knowledge and analytical skills you’ll need for a successful career in banking or finance or a related role. It’s suitable for students who already have related qualifications or experience, and those who don’t. It will also support your progress towards recognised professional qualifications. [+]

This MSc gives you the knowledge and analytical skills you’ll need for a successful career in banking or finance or a related role. It’s suitable for students who already have related qualifications or experience, and those who don’t. It will also support your progress towards recognised professional qualifications.

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 develop your ability 
to read, understand and compile economic reports, company accounts and financial forecasts.

Graduates aren’t limited to careers in banking; studies in finance equip students to succeed in the financial world in general.... [-]