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The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

The field of finance can be broken down into personal, public, and corporate finance. Each subfield focuses on management of assets and debts, often focused on investment banking. Students of finance may keep their education general or specialize in a specific area like accounting or corporate finance.

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21 Results in Finance, Scotland

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Science

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address ... [+]

Why this course?

Globally, financial tools, products and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products.

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. The course has been designed so that students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing but who have not studied these topics in detail in their first degree can learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.

This course will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management. Careers include roles as a hedge fund manager or financial analyst.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Abertay University

Our MSc International Finance and Accounting are specially designed to enable you to establish a professional career in the financial sector – the main engine of growth i ... [+]

Well-qualified professionals in the financial sector can expect to spend a significant part of their career in an international setting, and our MSc is designed with this in mind. During your studies, you’ll find yourself in a cosmopolitan environment, where you’ll learn to develop a critical understanding of the principles, theories, concepts, contexts, approaches and challenges central to international finance, accounting and economics in the global economy. As well as developing skills in the use of tools, techniques, and research methods, you’ll become familiar with ethical and professional standards in finance and accounting, in an international setting, and will be supported to acquire ethical awareness and sound judgment in interpreting complex features of institutions in the global economic system (e.g. accounting information reported by international companies).... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of 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 s ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of 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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society

Industry-recognised & double-accredited (CII & IRM), we focus on corporate & business risk management, ensuring you have the broad skills & expertise to e ... [+]

As organisations face a growing number of global and strategic challenges, and the need for responsible leadership, good governance and ethical behaviour continues to rise, highly qualified risk management professionals find themselves in great demand.

Glasgow Caledonian University's MSc Risk Management explores strategic and operational risk in the context of wider organisational resilience. This research-led postgraduate programme is available to study in either full time mode; as part of our thriving international community based on campus or distance learning mode; benefiting from our full support at a time and place that suits you.

Join a leading UK provider with over 30 years risk management teaching experience and benefit from our longstanding links and excellent reputation with industry bodies and professionals while developing the advanced skillset employers need.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society

Gain the practical knowledge & essential skills to succeed in the challenging financial services sector. Accredited by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Charter ... [+]

To keep up with the continued changes in the financial services sector, bank regulation and bank operational risk management, there is an increasing demand for employees to remain at the forefront of these changes.

We collaborate with leading financial services organisations to keep our modules cutting-edge and ensure that by making the decision to study the programme you have the confidence to apply this newly learned information in the industry.

Broaden and enhance your knowledge, understanding and skills in the area of domestic and international bank operations and risk management by learning from our diverse teaching team. They have a broad range of experience, ranging from academic to industry expertise in both the public and private sectors. We work with key industry partners when developing our programmes to ensure you are focusing on the most relevant areas within the field. The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Bank of England and Bank for International Settlements all emphasize the need for efficient risk measurement and management procedures within banks. We have also worked closely with some major financial institutions to both validate the programme and place students in professional jobs, including Morgan Stanley and Royal Bank of Scotland.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

Financial Technology (FinTech) is concerned with the use of technology to make financial transactions more efficient. Graduates in this field will have a good understandi ... [+]

Why this course?

Financial Technology (FinTech) is concerned with the use of technology to make financial transactions more efficient. Graduates in this field will have a good understanding of finance, accounting, business information systems and analytic methods.

Our MSc FinTech is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science where relevant expertise resides across all core competencies both in teaching and research. This is a transitional masters degree and we accept students from a variety of background who want a career in this area.

You'll gain a comprehensive skill set using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

In today’s unpredictable financial markets, strategic financial decisions and policies frequently need to be considered in relation to various legal requirements and cons ... [+]

Why this course?

In today’s unpredictable financial markets, strategic financial decisions and policies frequently need to be considered in relation to various legal requirements and constraints.

Business people increasingly need to have an understanding of the financial and accounting principles which underpin and inform the legal regulation of financial institutions, financial instruments and financial markets.

Consequently, finance graduates who also have a strong legal knowledge will be very attractive to a range of financial institutions and other organisations, both in the UK and overseas.

This joint masters programme between the Department of Accounting & Finance and the Law School addresses this skills gap in the global market by introducing students to both the legal aspects of regulation of international finance as well as to principles of accounting and finance.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & ... [+]

Why this course?

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation.

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully ... [+]

Why this course?

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation.

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

The MSc in Economics & Finance was launched in 2014/15. The aim of the programme is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand and explain th ... [+]

Why this course?

Understanding the interaction between the disciplines of Economics & Finance is now critical to understanding the world we live in. Training in these subjects is essential for those hoping to work in the public or private sector as economists, analysts or consultants.

The MSc in Economics & Finance was launched in 2014/15. The aim of the programme is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand and explain the complex economic and financial issues that arise in a globalised world.

The programme is jointly offered by the Department of Economics and the Department of Accounting & Finance ensuring that you’ll be taught by experts in both areas.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

Globally, financial tools, products, and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an ... [+]

Why this course?

Globally, financial tools, products, and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products.

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. The course has been designed so that students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics, and computing but who have not studied these topics in detail in their first degree can learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.

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United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

The Master's degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management. ... [+]

Why this course?

The Master's degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

The course provides you with a rigorous education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-making.

The course will provide you with:

an understanding of financial theory and analysis; an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions; a good working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis; an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities; an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives; an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps; an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance. ... [-]
United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde Business School

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you a ... [+]

Why this course?

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field.

You’ll develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector. You’ll also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks.

The programme will provide you with:

a good understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis an ability to apply the analysis developed in the course ... [-]
United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus