Entry requirements

A 2(ii) degree in a relevant subject, e.g. economics, finance, accounting or management from a university, or a similar qualification from any other institution is required. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted. In general, however, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

It is increasingly important for finance experts including financial managers in multinational companies, investment analysts in securities firms, lending officers in banks and other financial institutions and traders in capital markets and dealing rooms - to have a clear understanding of the theory and practice relating to financial market operations and corporate financial strategy.
Part 1 - Compulsory modules: International Financial Markets; Financial Econometrics; Financial Modelling; Financial Engineering; Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management; Research Methods.
Optional modules (choose 1): Financial Analysis; International Financial Management; Advanced Financial Reporting and Regulation.
Part 2 - A supervised dissertation of around 10,000 words.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5); Pearson PTE: a score of 56 (with no element lower than 51); Cambridge English Test – Advanced: 169 (with no element lower than 162).

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Debbie Pritchard
Email
business.pg@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1248 383023